Smooth Mustard
Flowers & Seed Pods
Ellura
Narrow Thread-petal
Basal Leaf
 
                      
Narrow Thread-petal (Stenopetalum lineare)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Mustards & Allies (Brassicales)
Family: Mustard (Brassicaceae or Cruciferae)
Species: Narrow Thread-petal (Stenopetalum lineare)
This Photo:     🔍Habit🔎

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
A very difficult plant to spot. Has 4 chocolate brown to dull yellow petals. The flowers are tiny, with the petals only 1mm or so long.
We only found single stemmed, short (up to 200mm) plants. They can branch out and be up to 500mm high.

Copyright © 2020-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-Sep-2020
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)