Whole, Habit, Leaf, Bud, Flower & Fruit
|Class:||Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants|
|Order:||Mustards & Allies (Brassicales)|
|Family:||Mustard (Brassicaceae or Cruciferae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Spreading Cress (Phlegmatospermum eremaeum)|
Thank you Karen Weaving for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA and possibly elsewhere
Small prostrate plant ~20mm diameter.
Basal leaves are spatulate, with newer/upper leaves being heavily lobed, with relatively long thin hairs laying parrallel to the main vein.
Flowers are ~4mm wide, have 4 white petals on short stalks, with generally one flower per stalk, but can have more.