Taxon  Report   4686 
Lepidium heterophyllum  Benth.
Purpleanther field pepperweed,  Variable leaved pepper grass, Variable leaved pepperwort
Lepidium heterophyllum
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
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Lepidium heterophyllum, 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 heterophyllum
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Genus: Lepidium
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Lepidium smithii
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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: Feb 19, 2018).

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