Dittander Lepidium latifolium

Also known as: pepperweed, peppergrass


Best time to see: Jul to end Aug

Key facts

A coastal plant with waxy greyish leaves and panicles of white flowers in summer, now quite scarce

Grows 1m or more high and can form dense stands

Leaves, shoots and seedpods are all edible, having a peppery tatse

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Photo © Tony Gunton