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FIELD PENNY-CRESS Thlaspi arvense (Brassicaceae) Height to 50cm. Annual that emits an unpleasant smell when crushed. Found in arable fields and on waste ground. FLOWERS are 4-6mm across with 4 white petals (May-Sep). FRUITS are rounded pods with a terminal notch. LEAVES comprise narrow, arrow-shaped leaves the clasp the upright stem; no basal rosette. STATUS-Widespread and common throughout.
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FIELD PENNY-CRESS Thlaspi arvense (Brassicaceae) Height to 50cm. Annual that emits an unpleasant smell when crushed. Found in arable fields and on waste ground. FLOWERS are 4-6mm across with 4 white petals (May-Sep). FRUITS are rounded pods with a terminal notch. LEAVES comprise narrow, arrow-shaped leaves the clasp the upright stem; no basal rosette. STATUS-Widespread and common throughout.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: ROBIN BUSH/NPL
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