Definitions for arabis glabra
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tower mustard, tower cress, Turritis glabra, Arabis glabra(noun)
or genus Arabis: erect cress widely distributed throughout Europe
Arabis glabra, or tower mustard, is a tall, slim, grey-green plant with small creamy flowers at the top of the stem. It usually grows on poor chalky or sandy soils, in open situations. It is native to Europe, Asia, and North Africa, and it is widespread in North America where it is also probably native. It can be found in many other parts of the world as an introduced species. It is classified as an endangered species in the UK and is considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild. It is listed as a Priority Species under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. Only 35 sites are recorded by Plantlife mostly in Norfolk, but includes 6 sites near Kidderminster in Worcestershire.
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