Stinking Pennywort
Male, Flowers
Murray Mallee Region
Purple Trachymene
Whole, spreading
 
                      
Purple Trachymene (Trachymene cyanopetala)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants
Order: Carrots (Apiales)
Family: Ivy (Araliaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Purple Trachymene (Trachymene cyanopetala)
This Photo:     🔍Whole, compact🔎

Thank you Pennywort_Man for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Riverland and possibly elsewhere
Named after the colour of the fruit. It has small white flowers, heavily lobed leaves. It can be a small compact plant or a lanky, spreading one. The fruit is quite spiny looking.

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This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.