Smooth Mustard
Flowers & Seed Pods
Ellura
Narrow Thread-petal
Basal Leaf
 
    
Narrow Thread-petal (Stenopetalum lineare)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Other Small Plants
Order: Brassicales
Family: Mustard (Brassicaceae or Cruciferae)
Species: Narrow Thread-petal (Stenopetalum lineare)
This Photo:     Habit

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
A very difficult plant to spot. Has 4 chocolate brown to dull yellow petals. The flowers are tiny, with the petals only 1mm or so long.
We only found single stemmed, short (up to 200mm) plants. They can branch out and be up to 500mm high.

Copyright © 2020 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Sep-2020
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)