141576 COMMON WHITLOWGRASS Erophila verna (Brassicaceae) Height to 20cm. Variable, hairy annual of dry, bare places. FLOWERS are 3-6mm across and comprise 4 deeply notched whitish petals (Mar-May). FRUITS are elliptical pods, borne on long stalks. LEAVES are narrow and toothed; form a basal rosette from the centre of which the flowering stalk arises. STATUS-Common and widespread throughout.