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Taxon: Lepidium perfoliatum L.

Genus: Lepidium
Family: Brassicaceae (alt. Cruciferae) tribe: Lepidieae.
Nomen number: 316725
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:643. 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: 15-Oct-2010
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System.
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  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • clasping pepperwort   (Source: Intermt F ) – English
  • perfoliate pepperwort   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • durchwachsene Kresse   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • hjulkrassing   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Weed CIBA)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Buryatia [s.], Krasnoyarsk [s.]
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    China: China - Gansu, Jiangsu, Liaoning, Shanxi, Xinjiang
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Uttar Pradesh; Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Austria [e.]; Hungary
    East Europe: Russian Federation - European part [s.]; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Macedonia; Romania; Serbia

      Naturalized:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Germany
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania
    Southwestern Europe: France; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California
    Canada
    United States
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina

      Uncertain:
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Slovakia
    Southeastern Europe: Slovenia

References:

  • Al-Shehbaz, I. A. 2010. A synopsis of the South American Lepidium (Brassicaceae). Darwiniana 48:141–167. [introduced to 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).
  • Boelcke, O. 1964. Notas sobre especies de Lepidium de la Argentina. Darwiniana 13:526.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • 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.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Hewson, H. J. 1981. The genus Lepidium L. (Brassicaceae) in Australia. Brunonia 4:227.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972–. Atlas florae europaeae.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000–. Flora of Siberia (English translation).
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Mouterde, P. 1966–. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  • 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.
  • Rollins, R. C. 1993. The Cruciferae of continental North America.
  • 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.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • 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
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Images:

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