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
Genus: Lepidium
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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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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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2017).

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