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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.
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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.

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Date: 20 May 2010
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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