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Indian Hedge-mustard - introduced (*Sisymbrium orientale)

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Family: Brassiceae (Cabbage family).

Native of southern Europe.

Occurrence: Scattered in this district. Widespread through Australia.


Similar species: Other yellow flowered members of the cabbage family are common weeds. Hedge Mustard differs from the some of the cabbage family in that the fruit do not have long (2 mm or more)terminal beaks.

Photos: Indian Hedge Mustard from Market St, Kyneton. The leaves vary in shape, and the fruits are long and cylindrical.