Scandix L.

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

*Scandix pecten-veneris L.

Nearly glabrous annual up to 50 cm high. Leaves 2–3-pinnate, ovate in outline. Umbels mostly 2-rayed, with bracts only at the base of the pedicels. Fruit with a long beak up to 7 mm long. Weed of waste land, not recorded since 1915. Introd. from Europe. Shepherd’s Needle