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Lepidium sagittulatum Thell.
Family Brassicaceae
Lepidium sagittulatum Thell. APNI*

Description: Annual 20–30 cm high, hairs restricted to leaf axils, basal leaves and margins of stem leaves.

Lower stem leaves 5–10 cm long, pinnatifid with linear lobes; stem leaves reducing to ± lanceolate and entire, sessile.

Inflorescence a very elongating raceme. Sepals 0.5–0.8 mm long. Petals reduced or absent. Stamens usually 2. Silicula elliptic to obovate, 2–2.5 mm long, 1.5–2 mm wide, not tapering to base, wings slight in upper half, forming a shallow notch; pedicel 3–5 mm long, glabrous, erect to spreading.


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Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in semi-arid areas.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, NWP, SWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld S.A.
AVH map***

Text by L. Retter & G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)


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