Taxon  Report   11789    
Lepidium chalepense  L.
Lens-podded hoary cress
Lepidium chalepense
© 2000 Joe DiTomaso
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Lepidium chalepense
© 2004 Steve Matson
Lepidium chalepense
© 2004 Steve Matson
Lepidium chalepense, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Lepidium chalepense
© 2004 Steve Matson
Genus: Lepidium
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cardaria chalepensis
ICPN: Cardaria draba ssp. chalepensis
ICPN: Lepidium draba ssp. chalepense
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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 10, 2018).

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