Patch, Dropping Seed
|Class:||Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants|
|Order:||Mustards & Allies (Brassicales)|
|Family:||Mustard (Brassicaceae or Cruciferae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Flax-leaf Alyssum (Alyssum linifolia)|
Thank you Renate and Glenys for identifying this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
A very strange plant with brown, circular, flat, disk fruits.
These discs dry to a paper thin shell, then drop the two seeds contained within.
Also has strange tufted short hairs growing from it's leaves & stem.