SpeciesCochlearia polonica A.Fröhl.
Original DistributionSouth Poland, nr Olkusz
HabitatNatural stands of C.polonica were confined to shallow water courses and prings on snady ground, in places characterized by slow water and high light conditions, where the species formed a specific phyto-sociological association, Cochlearietum polonicae
IUCN = N/a , Listed Extinct by WCMC 1996
DescriptionThe breeding system of the biennial C.polonica is mainly generative. It flowers abundandyly and produces large numbers of seeds, which can be transported by water. Seeds germinate in the late summer and plants flower in the following spring
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