Taxon  Report   10940    
Lepidium didymum  L.
Lesser swine cress
Lepidium didymum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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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
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Genus: Lepidium
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Coronopus didymus

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Coronopus didymus
More information about  Lepidium didymum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).