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Whitlow Grass, Erophila verna agg Family: Brassicaceae
Erophila verna sens lat.     *     Whitlow Grass


Flowering time: February-June. Annual.

Habitat: Common on dry, sandy grassland, rocks, heaths and dunes.

Small white flowers with four petals deeply divided to more than half their length are followed by hairless, long-stalked fruit. Fruits are flat and oval-elliptical, the seeds 0.5+ mm long. Height 2-10cm.
Many very similar subspecies occur.


Whitlow Grass, Erophila verna agg


Whitlow Grass, Erophila verna agg
Whitlow Grass, Erophila verna agg
Studland, Dorset. April 2013

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