Taxon  Report   4707 
Lepidium perfoliatum  L.
Clasping pepperweed,  Klamath pepper grass, Shield cress, Shield peppergrass
Lepidium perfoliatum
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Lepidium perfoliatum
© 2009 Steve Matson
Lepidium perfoliatum
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Lepidium perfoliatum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Lepidium perfoliatum
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Lepidium
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Lepidium perfoliatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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USDA PLANTS Profile (LEPE2)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 28, 2016).

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