Brunonia 4: 281 (1982) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)
Annual or perennial herb to 60 cm high; stems erect, not papillose or hairy. Basal leaves pinnately lobed or toothed; stem leaves lanceolate to narrowly linear, 1–9 cm long, 1–15 mm wide, toothed or entire, margins and midrib glabrous or with stout, needle-like or conical hairs. Inflorescence an elongating raceme. Sepals c. 0.8 mm long; petals up to 0.8 mm long or absent; stamens 2; stigma subsessile to sessile. Fruit elliptic to ovate, 3–5 mm long, 2–2.5 mm wide, without hairs, wings narrow, forming shallow apical notch; pedicles 4–8 mm long, usually glabrous (occasionally with scattered hairs on upper surface of some pedicels), terete. Flowers mostly spring–autumn.
Brid, CVU, EGL, GipP, Gold, LoM, MuF, MuM, MSB, NIS, OtP, RobP, VRiv, VVP, Wim. Also WA, SA, Qld, NSW. Uncommon plant, most recent reports from heavy soils of the Murray River floodplain in the far north-west, near Ararat, and banks of the Yarra River in suburban Melbourne.
Although Lepidium pseudohyssopifolium typically has glabrous pedicels, some specimens from Victoria have a few scattered hairs on some pedicels.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|New South Wales|