Cochlearia officinalis

  • Scientific name: Cochlearia officinalis L. Sp. Pl. 2: 647. (1753).
  • Synonyms:
    • Cochlearia officinalis subsp. arctica (Schltdl. ex DC.) Hultén Kongl. Svenska Vetensk. Acad. Handl. (Fl. Kamtchatka) 5: 147. (1928).
    • Cochlearia officinalis subsp. oblongifolia (DC.) Hultén Kongl. Svenska Vetensk. Acad. Handl. (Fl. Kamtchatka) 5: 147. (1928).
    • Cochlearia officinalis var. arctica (Schltdl. ex DC.) Gelert Anderss. & Hess., Bih. K. Sv. Vetensks. -Akad. Handl. 26: 40. (1901).
    • Cochlearia officinalis var. groenlandica (L.) Gelert Anderss. & Hess., Bih. K. Sv. Vetensks.-Akad. Handl. 26: 40. (1901).
    • Common name: scurvy grass

Distribution:

Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: n = 7, 12, 14; 2n = 14, 24, 28, 36
  • Canadian status: native
  • Lifeform: annual, biennial or perennial
  • Ecology: arctic, sub-arctic: mainly coastal, beaches, tundra, slopes, bluffs, peat hummocks, meadows, herbmats, cliffs, terraces, stream banks, tidal flats, dunes, polygons, seepage, solifluction areas, lagoons, nesting sites; sand, rocks, silt, volcanic ash