Small Flower, ~5mm wide
|Class:||Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants|
|Order:||Mustards & Allies (Brassicales)|
|Family:||Mustard (Brassicaceae or Cruciferae)|
|Species:||Wards Weed (Carrichtera annua)|
|This Photo:||Purple Seedling|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Invasive throughout the region. Difficult to eradicate as it's in such hugh numbers. The areas we have weeded have shown a big return of native forbs.
Seedlings are purple before turning luscious green.
Grazed by wombats & roos.
Replaces native grass.