Lepidium austrinum Small
Southern pepperwort, Southern peppergrass
Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)USDA Symbol: LEAU3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: SE corner of crossing of Austin Hwy & Salado Creek, San Antonio.
Habitat: Sunny, SE facing, caliche slope. Among Poaceae and other herbs. Dense colony. Ubiquitous in vicinity
Description: Erect, single stalked (minor branching above), annual, hispid, locally to 30 cm, taller nearby. Infloresence a terminal spike. Petals 2 mm long, white; pedicels to 5 mm, sightly recurved. Fruit a flattened silicle, 2 mm broad by 2.5 mm, notched apically.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 12. 1994
Specimen number: 540
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0823
Accession Date: Jun 29, 1994
Accession Number: 61 Annotations: SCFRB (In flower & fruit)