Taxon  Report   2392    
Coronopus didymus  (L.) Sm.  
(no longer an active name)
Lesser swine cress,  Lesser swinecress, Wart cress
Coronopus didymus
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Coronopus didymus, 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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Plant Characteristics
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Coronopus didymus
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Genus: Coronopus
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Lepidium didymum

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carara didyma
PLANTS: Lepidium didymum
NOTE: Coronopus didymus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Coronopus didymus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2018).

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