Plant. Photo: Gary A Monroe, California, USA

Plant. Photo: Zoya Akulova, California, USA

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: 158.

Common Name

Oval Purse




Introduced annual forb to 30cm tall or sprawling. Leaves at the base of the plant and alternating up the stems, to 2cm long, hairless, lobed to dissected, the upper leaves smaller, linear and entire. Flowers small (less than 3mm across), with 4 white petals, in long racemes at the ends of the stems.

eFloraSA description with line drawing (as Hymenolobus procumbens):