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Digital Herbaria

Lepidium austrinum

Lepidium austrinum Small

Southern Peppergrass, Southern Pepperwort

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

USDA Symbol: LEAU3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Lepedium austrinum

Southern Pepperweed


Location: West of creek, 20 m S of wooden bridge--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun. Damp, alkaline, alluvial soil.

Description: Erect single stem bienniel to 44 cm, much branched above. Middle leaves alternate, oblanceolate, 1 x 5 cm, serrate, tapering to winged petiole, almost amplexicaule. Upper ones reduced, sessile, fruit 2 x 3 mm. Seed 1.6 mm long with narrow wings.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Apr 28, 1987
Specimen number: 99

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0307
Accession Date: Mar 3, 1993
Accession Number: 22

Annotations: SCFRB Family: Brassicaceae Harry Cliffe, Feb 2, 1994

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