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Common Scurvygrass - Cochleria officinalis. Height to 50cm. Biennial or perennial of saltmarshes, coastal walls and cliffs, and mountains inland. FLOWERS are 8-10mm across with 4 white petals (Apr-Oct). FRUITS are rounded to ovoid, 4-7mm long and longer than stalk. LEAVES comprise kidney-shaped basal leaves more than 2cm long, and clasping, arrow-shaped ones on stem. STATUS-Locally common.