Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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Family Brassicaceae
Lepidium densiflorum Schrad. var. densiflorum
prairie pepper-weed, small peppergrass
Lepidium: from the Greek lepidion, meaning "a little scale," in reference to the shape of the fruit pods
densiflorum: densely flowered
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: annual/biennial forb
Flower: 4-parted
Fruit:oval, flat pod usually widest above the middle
Leaf:upper leaves not clasping
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Lepidium apetulum auct. non Willd.
Lepidium densiflorum Schrad. var. typicum Thell.
Lepidium neglectum Thell.
Lepidium texanum Buckley

         
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