Common Name

Winged Peppercress




Annual or possibly perennial forb to 20cm tall. Leaves linear, 1.5-10cm long, narrow linear, with dissected to entire edges. Flowers small (less than 3mm across), green to brown, with 0 or 4 minute petals, in racemes at the tops of the stems which lengthen as the fruiting bodies mature. Endangered Australia. Endangered NSW. Protected NSW. Endangered SA. Endangered Vic. Threatened list Vic.

Description in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 327

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NSW Department of Environment & Heritage profile with photos:

Dried plants. © copyright of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Plants from the Murray, Vic, collected 1835