orbicular whitetop
Lepidium chalepense L.


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EDDMapS Distribution

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State Regulated List

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Capparales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Lepidium
Subject: Lepidium chalepense L.

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
lens-podded whitetop, lenspod whitetop, heartpod hoarycress, hoary cress, lens podded hoary cress, lens-podded hoary whitetop, peppergrass, whitetop, whiteweed

Related Scientific Names:
Cardaria chalapensis (L.) Hand.-Maz. (Misspelling)
Cardaria chalepensis (L.) Hand.-Maz (Synonym)


Plants - Forbs/Herbs