Deutschl. Fl., edn 3, 4: 713 (1833) APNI
Annual. Taproot slender. Stems erect, to 1 m high, herbaceous, branched, thin, usually with a bluish spot in axil, bristly at base to glabrous above. Leaves petiolate; basal leaves with 1–3 pairs of irregularly-toothed lateral lobes, bristly on both sides; upper leaves lanceolate, entire, glabrous, often glaucous. Inflorescence crowded. Sepals inclined, 4–5 mm long; petals 7–9 mm long, bright yellow; stamens erect; ovary sessile. Fruit erect-appressed, 1–2 cm long (including beak), 1–2 mm wide, quadrangular; valves slightly constricted between seeds, midrib prominent; beak 1–3 mm long, seedless; pedicel 3–8 mm long; seeds c. 2 mm wide, dark red-brown.
*CVU, *GipP, *Gold, *MuM, *Strz, *VVP. WA, SA, Qld, NSW, Tas. Native to Europe. Flowers Nov.-Jan.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||naturalised|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||naturalised|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|