Erophila verna subsp. praecox (Steven) Walters

Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 69: 57 (1964) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Diagnostic features as in key. Flowers spring.

*Brid, *CVU, *Glep, *Gold, *VVP. Also naturalised SA, NSW, Tas. Established in the Portland area, with isolated collections from Creswick and Maldon.

A few specimens with both simple and branched hairs have fruits similar to those of subsp. verna. Such intermediates are included here under subsp. praecox.

Source: Entwisle, T.J. (1996). Brassicaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Andre Messina, 2017-06-27
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Erophila verna subsp. praecox in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Erophila verna subsp. praecox in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Glenelg Plain present naturalised
Bridgewater present introduced
Victorian Volcanic Plain present naturalised
Goldfields present naturalised
Central Victorian Uplands present introduced

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South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory