Aphanes inexspectata W. Lippert APNI*
Synonyms: Aphanes microcarpa (Boiss. & Reut.) Rothm. APNI*
Description: Many-stemmed herb, erect, mostly 4–8 cm high, greyish green owing to covering of long hairs.
Leaves 5–8 mm long; stipules usually c. as long as petiole, not conspicuously veined, lobes ± lanceolate, almost as long as undivided portion.
Sepals triangular, a quarter as long as fruiting hypanthium, joining together, epicalyx minute. Fruiting hypanthium 0.75–1.5 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Usually grows on disturbed sites, not common. Native of Eur.
NSW subdivisions: *ST, *SWS
Other Australian states: *Vic.
Text by G. J. Harden & A. N. Rodd
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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