Common Name

Flaxleaf Alyssum




Introduced annual forb to 30cm tall.  Leaves alternating up the stems, 0.5-3cm long, linear to flat, hairy.  Flowers tiny (less than 3mm across), white, with 4 petals, in racemes at the ends of the stems.

Description and photo of flowering plant in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 316

PlantNET description:

Photo of fruiting plants. Photographer Don Wood, Scotia Sanctuary, NSW