Common name: Wild Stock, Native Stock
Blennodia canescens R.Br. APNI*
Description: Annual to 50 cm high, erect, with sessile, stalked-stellate or irregularly branched hairs.
Basal leaves to 12 cm long; stem leaves reducing to entire, sessile.
Sepals to 7 mm long. Petals 9–13 mm long, white, pink or lavender. Siliqua linear, usually 2.5–4 cm long, 1–2.5 mm wide, valves densely hairy, not markedly constricted between seeds; seeds plump, not winged; pedicel erect, mostly 8–13 mm long. Scattered in arid districts.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: SWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld S.A. N.T.
Text by L. Retter & G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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