Flower. Photo: JC Schou, Sweden

Plant. Photo: Malcolm Storey, England

Line drawing in Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 2: 194

Common Name

Wall Rocket, Dogweed




Introduced annual or biennial forb to 60cm tall. Leaves with an unpleasant smell when crushed, mostly in a basal rosette, rarely alternating up the stems, to 10cm long, flat, hairless to sparsely bristly hairy, edges toothed or with triangular lobes. Flowers yellow, with 4 petals, in racemes at the tops of the stems.

Description in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 322

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