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Cochlearia macrocarpa is a
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
|Pollinators||Bees, Flies, Beetles, Self
We have virtually no information on this species or its hardiness in Britain and do not even know if it is a perennial or annual. There is no record of it in 'Flora Europaea'. It is likely to succeed in an acid or calcareous sandy or gritty well-drained soils in a sunny position.
The root is a condiment[
]. It is used like horseradish (Armoracia rusticana)[
] and is said to be less acrid[
Seed - sow spring or autumn in situ. Germination usually takes place within 2 - 3 weeks at 15°c[