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Taxon: Lepidium latifolium L.

Genus: Lepidium
Family: Brassicaceae (alt. Cruciferae) tribe: Lepidieae.
Nomen number: 21765
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:644. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 15-Oct-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
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  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
AK("Lapidium")*°, CA*°, CO*°, CT*, HI*°, ID*°, MA*, MT*°, NH*, NM*, NV*, OR*°, SD*, UT°, WA*°, WY*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • broadleaf peppergrass   (Source: State Noxweed Seed ) – English
  • broadleaf pepperwort   (Source: Intermt F ) – English
  • dittander   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • peppergrass   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • perennial pepper cress   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • perennial peppergrass   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • perennial pepperweed   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • perennial pepperwort   (Source: Intermt F ) – English
  • tall whitetop   (Source: Intermt F ) – English
  • grande passerage   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • breitblättrige Kresse   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • erva-pimenteira   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • mostarda-perene   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • lepidio   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • mastuerzo montesino   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • piperisa   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • bitterkrassing   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Egypt [n.]; Morocco
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Azerbaijan; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk [s.], Krasnoyarsk [s.], Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tyumen [s.]
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    China: China - Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Xizang
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan [n.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Sweden [s.]; United Kingdom
    East Europe: Russian Federation - European part [s.]; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Germany; Slovakia
    East Europe: Belarus
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Durango, San Luis Potosi
    Canada
    United States
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina

      Uncertain:
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Belgium; Netherlands

References:

  • Al-Shehbaz, I. A. 2010. A synopsis of the South American Lepidium (Brassicaceae). Darwiniana 48:141–167. [naturalized in Argentina].
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976–. Flora of Libya.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. 255–267 In: Luken, J. O. & J. W. Thieret, eds., Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255–267.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants.
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hewson, H. J. 1981. The genus Lepidium L. (Brassicaceae) in Australia. Brunonia 4:225.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972–. Atlas florae europaeae.
  • Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000–. Flora of Siberia (English translation).
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Mansfeld, R. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Mouterde, P. 1966–. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Branch, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. 1999. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act.
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India.
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966–. Flora of Iraq.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, second edition.
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966–. Flora palaestina.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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