L., Sp. Pl. 2:645 (1753).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Cutleaved (or Argentine) peppercress.
Annual or biennial herbs, erect, to 50 cm tall, puberulent with weak or reflexed hairs; leaves bi- to tripinnatisect, the lobes to 2 mm wide, cauline leaves reducing but not entire, marginal hairs somewhat sabre-like.
Sepals c. 0.5 mm long; petals shorter than the sepals; stamens 2, median.
Silicula broad-ovate, 2-3.5 mm long, 2-3 mm wide, narrowly winged in the upper half forming a shallow notch; pedicels ascending, 2-3 mm long, puberulous on the adaxial surface; seeds ellipsoid, c. 1.5 mm long.
Image source: fig 215b in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Cunningham et al. (1982) Plants of western New South Wales, p. 326.
S.Aust.: NL, MU, SE. W.Aust.; Qld; N.S.W.; Vic. Native to South America.
Flowering time: May — June (2 records).
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