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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: SE corner of crossing of Austin Hwy & Salado Creek, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Bexar
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)

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