Fl. Brandenburg 1: 36 (1860) APNI
Biennial, to 75 cm high, erect, usually glabrous. Basal leaves with 5–10 pairs of lateral lobes, terminal lobe ovate to oblong; upper stem leaves with 2 or more pairs of lateral lobes. Sepals 2.5–4 mm long; petals 4.5–7 mm long. Fruit more or less erect, linear, 3–6 cm long (including style), 1.5–2 mm wide; style 1–2 mm long; pedicels spreading, 4–7 mm long, c. 1 mm diam.; seed not winged. Flower spring-summer.
*CVU, *GipP, *HSF, *NIS, *Strz, *VAlp, *VVP. Also naturalised SA, NSW, ACT, Tas. Native to Europe. Uncommon weed, grown as a salad vegetable and sometimes escaping from cultivation, but also naturalised away from gardens, including in native vegetation.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||naturalised|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||introduced|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||naturalised|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|