Common name: Hare's Ear, Treacle Mustard
Conringia orientalis (L.) C.Presl APNI*
Description: Erect herb, usually 10–50 cm high, sparingly branched, glabrous and glaucous.
Leaves obovate to elliptic, 3–10 cm long, entire, auriculate and stem-clasping.
Sepals 5–7.5 mm long. Petals 7–13 mm long, yellow or greenish white. Siliqua 4-angled at maturity, 4–14 cm long, c. 2 mm wide, beaked, erect to spreading on pedicel 4–15 mm long; valves with one prominent vein.
Distribution and occurrence: Weed of agricultural land. Native of Eur.
NSW subdivisions: *CC, *NWS, *CWS
Other Australian states: *Qld *Vic. *S.A.
Text by L. Retter & G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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