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Rorippa laciniata (F.Muell.) L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Description: Perennial to 40 cm high, ascending to erect.
Leaves variable, chiefly in a rosette, lyrate-pinnatisect, with a terminal lobe and 1–4 pairs of narrow lobes, or leaves ± oblanceolate and margins toothed to entire, mostly to 8 cm long, with marginal hairs, petiolate; stem leaves few and narrow.
Sepals 2–3 mm long. Petals 4–5 mm long, white. Siliqua straight, 15–40 mm long, erect to spreading; valves with inconspicuous midrib fading above; seeds in 1 row per loculus; pedicel spreading, 5–40 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS, NWP, SWP
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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