Flax-leaf Alyssum
Whole, Above
Ellura
Flax-leaf Alyssum
Leaf
 
    
Flax-leaf Alyssum (Alyssum linifolia)Class: Plant (Plantae) - Other Small Plants
Order: Brassicales
Family: Mustard (Brassicaceae)
Species: Flax-leaf Alyssum (Alyssum linifolia)
This Photo:     Patch, Dropping Seed

Thank you Renate & Glenys for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
A very strange plant with brown, circular, flat, disk fruits.
These discs dry to a paper thin shell, then drop the two seeds contained within.
Also has strange tufted short hairs growing from it's leaves & stem.

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Jan-2014
This species is classed as I (Introduced - Foriegn)