Narrow Thread-petal
Basal Leaf
Ellura
Narrow Thread-petal
Buds & Brown Flower
 
      
Narrow Thread-petal (Stenopetalum lineare)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Other Small Plants     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Brassicales
Family: Mustard (Brassicaceae or Cruciferae)
Species: Narrow Thread-petal (Stenopetalum lineare)
This Photo:     Buding Stem

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)