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Lepidium lasiocarpum (Shaggyfruit pepperweed)
Cliffe, Harry

Lepidium lasiocarpum

Lepidium lasiocarpum Nutt.

Shaggyfruit Pepperweed

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: LELA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Oblanceolate
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Entire , Pinnatifid
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Silique
Flower: Sepals 4
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , CO , LA , NM , NV , SC , TX , UT

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lepidium lasiocarpum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lepidium lasiocarpum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lepidium lasiocarpum

Metadata

Record Modified: 2008-07-25
Research By: DEW

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