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Common Whitlowgrass

Observed: 19th April 2012 By: geff.2007geff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plantsgeff.2007’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

Tiny plant surviving council verge mowings.
Very small rosette of hairy leaves (see 5p coin). Flower stalks only 2-3cms high. Tiny white flowers with 4 deeply divided petals (Have ruled out mouse-ears, stitchworts, chickweed all with 5 petals. Flowers only open in bright sunlight.

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Thanks Jonathan - Yes that

Thanks Jonathan - Yes that looks right to me, so will edit accordingly. Shame it is so small - it is quite a pretty flower!