Calflora
Taxon  Report   10938 
Lepidium appelianum  Al-Shehbaz
Hairy whitetop
Lepidium appelianum
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
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Lepidium appelianum
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Lepidium appelianum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California. Cal-IPC rating: Limited

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Lepidium appelianum
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Lepidium
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Cardaria pubescens
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Cardaria pubescens var. elongata
ICPN: Cardaria pubescens
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USDA PLANTS Profile (CAPU6)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 22, 2018).

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