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Electronic Flora of South Australia species Fact Sheet

Family: Cruciferae
Lepidium pseudoruderale

Citation: Thell., Neue Denkschr. Schweiz. Naturf. Ges. 41, 1:303 (1906).

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: None

Description:
Annual or ephemeral herbs, decumbent to erect, 15-30 cm tall, hairy with short weak hairs; leaves pinnatisect to sinuately lobed, reducing above; marginal hairs short, resembling cilia.

Sepals 0.6-0.75 mm long; petals small or absent; stamens 2, median.

Silicula elliptic, 2-2.25 mm long, 1.3-1.5 mm wide, with a very slight wing in the upper half, slightly notched; pedicels erect to spreading, 2.5-4 mm long, hairy on the adaxial surface; seeds ellipsoid, c. 1 mm long.

image of FSA1_Lepidium_pseudor.jpg Lepidium pseudoruderale
Image source: fig 217b in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).

Distribution:  Rare species in semi-arid regions.

S.Aust.: LE, NU, FR, MU.   W.Aust.

Conservation status: native

Flowering time: probably all months.


SA Distribution Map based
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State Herbarium of South Australia

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