Irish wildflowers

Annual Wall-rocket, Diplotaxis muralis
Photos: Co. Wexford

Annual Wall-rocket / Stinkweed
Diplotaxis muralis
Ruachán buí
Family: Brassicaceae

Flowering June-September. Annual / short-lived perennial. Probably introduced

Four-petalled lemon-yellow flowers, fruits narrowed at both ends. Stalked, pinnate leaves, mainly basal with unpleasant smell. Erect or spreading growth, 15-40cms.

Sccattered distribution in Ireland, occasional on dry waste ground, roadsides and railway banks.


Annual Wall-rocket, Diplotaxis muralis       Annual Wall-rocket, Diplotaxis muralis


Annual Wall-rocket, Diplotaxis muralis
Annual Wall-rocket. September 2010

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