Flax-leaf Alyssum
Flax-leaf Alyssum
Flower - Profile
Flax-leaf Alyssum (Alyssum linifolia)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)
This Photo:     Bud, Flower & Fruit - Above
Synonym: Meniocus linifolius

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.

Copyright © 2013-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Jul-2013
This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)