Common Name

Yellow Cress




Annual forb, to 50cm tall.  Leaves in a basal rosette and alternating up the stems, to 3cm long, usually 1mm wide, linear and undivided, or divided into narrow segments, hairless.  Flowers yellow, rarely white, with 4 petals, in many flowered racemes at the ends of the stems, or sometimes at the bases of the leaves. Poorly known Vic.

Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales pages 316-317

eFlora of South Australia description with line drawing and painting: