<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> Alpine Pennycress

 

 
Alpine Pennycress
 

 

Unlike the Field Pennycress, the pods of the Alpine Pennycress don't really resemble pennies. They're more heart-shaped than round. However the flowers are more distinctive, being white or lilac with violet anthers (ie the tips of the stamens, the bits that stick out).

You're most likely to find this flower colonising old zinc or lead mining areas of Derbyshire or Yorkshire, or sometimes growing amongst limestone rocks.

 

 

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