F. Muell., Linnaea 25:370 (1853).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Warty peppercress.
Annual or ephemeral herbs, erect, to 30 cm tall, papillose with white clavate or turgid vesicular hairs, usually with purple stems on mature plants; basal leaves dentate to bipinnatifid, to 10 cm long; cauline leaves reducing to dentate with sagittate or auriculate bases.
sepals to 1 mm long; petals absent; stamens 4.
Silicula obovate, 4-6 mm long, 3-5 mm wide, with scattered aciculiform hairs, winged in the upper half, with the obtuse wings forming an open notch about one-fifth of the length of the fruit; pedicels spreading, 2-3 mm long; seeds ellipsoid, 1.5-2 mm long.
Image source: fig 216d in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Grows in semi-arid regions.
S.Aust.: LE, GT, FR, EA, EP, NL, MU. W.Aust.; Qld; N.S.W.; Vic.
Flowering time: June — Sept.
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