Taxon  Report   4691 
Lepidium latifolium  L.
broad leaved pepper grass,  broadleaved pepperweed, perennial pepperweed
Lepidium latifolium , 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 high (plant profile / CalWeedMapper ).

 

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Lepidium latifolium
© 2002 Jennifer Forman
Lepidium latifolium
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Lepidium
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Cardaria latifolia
 Information about  Lepidium latifolium  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (LELA2)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2014).

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