|Class:||Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants|
|Order:||Mustards & Allies (Brassicales)|
|Family:||Mustard (Brassicaceae or Cruciferae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Earth Cress (Geococcus pusillus)|
|This Photo:||🔍Buds, Flower Finished, Hairy Leaf🔎|
Thank you Helen Vonow (SA Herbarium) for identifying, Tony and Jenny Dominelli for confirming and Coral Johnston for helping with the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA and possibly elsewhere
Small prostrate plant ~50mm diameter.
Leaves are heavily lobed, with small tufts of white hair scattered around. The lobes are arranged to appear like alternate leaflets.
Flowers have 4 white petals near the base of the plant.