Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 7: 244, 250 (1821) APNI
Stems erect, 5–40 cm high, branched mostly at base; hairs simple, bristly, deflexed. Leaves petiolate, to 10 cm long, 2–3 times pinnately divided, lobes linear-obtuse. Sepals 4–5 mm long; petals 8–9 mm long, yellow with purple veins. Fruit 6–8 mm long (including terminal leaf-like extension); valves 2–4 mm long, 3–4 mm wide, veins hairy, with 3–4 seeds per locule; flattened terminal segment 3–4 mm long, 2–3 cm wide. Fruits Oct.
*GipP, *LoM, *MuM, *MSB, *RobP, *VRiv, *Wim. Also naturalised WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW. A weed of the dry north-west of Victoria.
The lateral inflorescence is borne opposite a leaf as in Coronopus, but the petals and fruits are bigger, and the fruit a different shape.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||naturalised|
|New South Wales|