Flax-leaf Alyssum
Seed in Pod
Wards Weed
Purple Seedling
Wild Turnip (Brassica tournefortii)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Other Small Plants
Order: Brassicales
Family: Mustard (Brassicaceae or Cruciferae)
Species: Wild Turnip (Brassica tournefortii)
Other names: African Mustard, Asian Mustard, Long fruited Wild Turnip, Mediterranean Turnip, Sahara Mustard or Tournefort's Birdrape

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Not a major problem at Ellura. Removed when found.
One of the few plants than can grow under Mallee.
Small yellow flower, long green seed pods. Tall, straggly, hairy stems with lobed leaves staying near the ground.

Copyright © 2012- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 15-Aug-2012
This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)