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Common Scurvy Grass (Cochlearia officinalis)

Plants with white flowers
Burnet Rose
Common Scurvy Grass
Prickly SaltwortRock Samphire
Sea AsterSea Campion
Sea CarrotSea Kale
Sea RocketDewberry
Wood Sage
Plants with yellow flowers
Common Rock RoseHoary Rock Rose
Golden SamphireYellow Horned Poppy
Sea purslane
Plants with red or pink flowers
Beach RoseGreater Sea Spurrey
Red ValerianSand Spurrey
Sea BindweedSea Pink
Hounds TongueCommon Centaury
Spear-leaved OracheTree Mallow
Plants with blue or purple flowers
Common Sea LavenderRock Sea Lavender
Vernal SquillSea Holly
Sheep's Bit
Plants with green or brown flowers
Sea BeetSea Spurge
Grasses & Shrubs
Marram GrassLyme Grass
Sea Buckthorn
Common Scurvy Grass

Common Scurvy Grass is a common fleshy plant with 4-petalled white flowers and kidney shaped leaves. It is common on sea-cliffs and roadsides near the coast. Flowers from April until August. Height is up to 15 inches.