Fl. Australia 8 (1982) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Erect, to 80 cm high; stems glabrous. Leaves sparsely covered in shortly stalked, usually branched hairs; basal leaves not persistent, narrowly ovate, lanceolate or elliptic, tapering to petiole, toothed; upper-stem leaves similar, to 15 cm long, reducing. Sepals 2–3 mm long; petals c. 5 mm long. Fruit erect, 10–25 mm long (excluding style), 1.5–2 mm wide, glabrous; style c. 1–2 mm long; valves convex; pedicels erect to spreading, 5–11 mm long; seeds 1.2–1.5 mm long. Flowers summer.
EGU, HSF, MonT, SnM. Also NSW. Extremely restricted in Victoria, and known only from disturbed forest sites in the Omeo area.
Differs from most other Brassicaceae with beakless fruits in having branched hairs, seeds in 1 (or 2 indistinct) rows and small flowers with white petals. It is similar to the introduced Arabidopsis but in that species the midvein of the fruit is prominent all the way to the apex and the seeds are c. 0.5 mm long.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|