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Draba verna

Whitlow grass, as the name implies, is a spring plant and is usually the first plant to bloom in the spring. A member of the mustard family it is a small plant. The only leaves it has are arranged in a rosette on the ground. It sends up a seed head with white flowers. Not a serious weed in any cropping situation.

Photo of Whitlowgrass

Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension