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Genus: Berteroa

Berteroa Species in
Family: Brassicaceae

Eight annual and perennial species from Europe and Asia allied to Alyssum. They are mainly erect plants with simple leaves bearing star-shaped hairs, and racemes of small, four-petalled flowers.


The species described can be grown on the raised bed or rock garden but are not especially decorative. Ordinary well drained soil and a sunny site are required. Propagation by seed in spring.