Taxon  Report   4712 
Lepidium virginicum  L.
Virginia pepperweed,  wild pepper grass
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
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Lepidium virginicum
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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.]
Genus: Lepidium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Lepidium virginicum ssp. menziesii
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum
Lepidium virginicum var. robinsonii
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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
 Information about  Lepidium virginicum  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 04, 2015).

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