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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: E R.O.W. of Ira Lee Rd & 90 m S of Laurens Lane, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Sunny roadside; some run-off from road; several colonies.

Description: Apparent annual from 4-7 cm taproot, erect, single stalk; minor branching in upper 1/3, hirsute. Cauline leaves sessile, lanceolate, serrate, to 5 x 25 mm. Upper leaves similar, reduced. Sepals soon deciduous. Petals rudimentary. Pedicels slightly flattened. Silicles 3 mm long, sparsely pubescent w/appressed trichomes.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Apr 29, 1994
Specimen number: 573

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0857
Accession Date: Jul 26, 1994
Accession Number: 63

Annotations: SCFRB (In flower & fruit)

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