Taxon  Report   10940 
Lepidium didymum  L.
Lesser swine cress
Lepidium didymum
© 2011 Barry Breckling
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Lepidium didymum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Lepidium didymum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Lepidium didymum, 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 didymum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Lepidium
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Coronopus didymus
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Coronopus didymus
More information about  Lepidium didymum
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 17, 2018).

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