Arabis stelleri var. japonica is
a perennial herb growing in sandy soil on seashores, with stems
growing to 20-50cm in height, with simple white and branched hairs
on them. Leaves are thick and have stellate hairs on both surfaces.
Radical leaves are spatulate, 3-7cm in length, with shallow
serrations on upper portions and on-stem leaf bases embracing the
stems. Flowers, white, are large and prominent, with petals
measuring 7-9mm in length. Fruit is linear, 4-6cm in height, and
attaches itself to the stem. Bloom time: April-June.