Herb: Wall Whitlow Grass


Latin name: Draba muralis


Family: Cruciferae



Medicinal use of Wall Whitlow Grass:

The plant is antiscorbutic.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Annual/Biennial


Height:
30 cm
(11 3/4 inch)

Flovering:
April
to May

Habitat of the herb:

A rare plant of limestone rocks and walls in western England. A weed of nursery gardens in Cornwall.

Edible parts of Wall Whitlow Grass:

The plant is rich in vitamin C. Does this mean it is edible?.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed - sow spring in situ.

Cultivation of Wall Whitlow Grass:

A rare plant of limestone rocks and walls in western England. A weed of nursery gardens in Cornwall.

Known hazards of Draba muralis:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.