Taxon  Report   4712 
Lepidium virginicum  L.
Virginia pepperweed,  Wild pepper grass
Lepidium virginicum
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Lepidium virginicum
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Lepidium virginicum
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Lepidium virginicum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Lepidium virginicum
© 2016 John Doyen
Communities:
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, (many plant communities)
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Lepidium ruderale
TJM2: Lepidium virginicum var. virginicum
More information about  Lepidium virginicum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (LEVI3)

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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: May 28, 2016).

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