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DANISH SCURVYGRASS Cochlearia danica (Brassicaceae) Height to 20cm. Compact, often prostrate, annual of sandy soils, shingle and walls, mainly around the coast. FLOWERS are 4-6mm across with 4 white petals (Jan-Aug). FRUITS are ovoid and 6mm long. LEAVES comprise long-stalked heart-shaped basal leaves and stalked, ivy-shaped stem leaves. STATUS-Widespread and common around most coasts.
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DANISH SCURVYGRASS Cochlearia danica (Brassicaceae) Height to 20cm. Compact, often prostrate, annual of sandy soils, shingle and walls, mainly around the coast. FLOWERS are 4-6mm across with 4 white petals (Jan-Aug). FRUITS are ovoid and 6mm long. LEAVES comprise long-stalked heart-shaped basal leaves and stalked, ivy-shaped stem leaves. STATUS-Widespread and common around most coasts.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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