Taxon  Report   1500 
Cardaria pubescens  (C. Meyer) Jarmol.   (not an active name; please see Lepidium appelianum)
longstalk whitetop,  white top
Cardaria pubescens , a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile / CalWeedMapper ).


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Cardaria pubescens
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Cardaria pubescens
© 2001 CDFA
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Cardaria
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2: accepted name: Lepidium appelianum
 NOTE: Cardaria pubescens is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2014).

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