Annual to 0.5 m tall. Leaves mostly round toothed but entire when young and in upper part of stems. Flowers with petals 1.5-2.5 cm long; flowering erratically all year. Fruit to 1.5 cm long, horns conspicuous, 2-10 mm long, seeds winged.
W Asia, N Africa, Europe (Night-scented Stock)
Strongly scented in the evening.
Occasionally found as an agricultural weed or garden escape.
Source: (1997). Brassicaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.