Taxon  Report   10938 
Lepidium appelianum  Al-Shehbaz
Hairy whitetop

Lepidium appelianum
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Lepidium appelianum
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Lepidium appelianum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.
The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Lepidium appelianum
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Genus: Lepidium
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Cardaria pubescens
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Cardaria pubescens var. elongata
TJM2: Cardaria pubescens
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Oct 04, 2015).

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