Hirschfeldia ( )

1 species naturalized Aust.; Qld, NSW, Vic., Tas., S.A.

*Hirschfeldia incana (L.) Lagr.-Foss.

Annual or perennial herb up to 1 m high, hirsute towards the base. Lower leaves pinnatifid; terminal lobe ovate, dentate. Upper leaves simple. Flowers c. 5 mm diam., in racemes up to 30 cm long. Petals yellow, sometimes with darker veins. Fruit 8–15 mm long, erect, ± appressed; style 4–8 mm long, swollen basally. Widespread. Weed of vacant and cultivated land. Introd. from Europe. Buchan Weed or Hairy Brassica