Taxon  Report   4707 
Lepidium perfoliatum  L.
Klamath pepper grass,  Shield cress, Shield peppergrass, clasping pepperweed
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
Lepidium perfoliatum
© 2009 Steve Matson
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Lepidium
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Lepidium perfoliatum  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (LEPE2)

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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 30, 2014).

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