Flax-leaf Alyssum
Seed in Pod
Wards Weed
Purple Seedling
Wild Turnip (Brassica tournefortii)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants
Order: Mustards & Allies (Brassicales)
Family: Mustard (Brassicaceae or Cruciferae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Wild Turnip (Brassica tournefortii)
This Photo:     
Other names: African Mustard, Asian Mustard, Long fruited Wild Turnip, Mediterranean Turnip, Sahara Mustard or Tournefort's Birdrape

Thank you Tony and Jenny Dominelli for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Riverland and elsewhere
Not a major problem at Ellura. Removed when found.
One of the few plants than can grow under Mallee.
Small yellow flower, long green seed pods. Tall, straggly, hairy stems with lobed leaves staying near the ground.

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This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)