Vascular – Exotic
Dicotyledonous Herbs other than Composites
The National Vegetation Survey (NVS) Databank is a physical archive and electronic databank containing records of over 94,000 vegetation survey plots - including data from over 19,000 permanent plots. NVS maintains a standard set of species code abbreviations that correspond to standard scientific plant names from the Ngä Tipu o Aotearoa - New Zealand Plants database.
Europe, N. Africa
alyssum: From the Greek a- ‘not’ or ‘without’ and lyssa ‘rage’, ‘madness’, referring to the plant’s use to cure rabies. The plant is sometimes also called madwort