Patch, Dropping Seed
|Class:||Plants (Plantae) - Other Small Plants|
|Family:||Mustard (Brassicaceae or Cruciferae)|
|Species:||Flax-leaf Alyssum (Alyssum linifolia)|
|This Photo:||Whole, Above|
Thank you Renate & Glenys for identifying this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere
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.