Virginia pepperweed
Lepidium virginicum L.

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EDDMapS Distribution

Most Troublesome / Most Common Agricultural Weed List
This map identifies those states that consider this species either most troublesome or most common in at least one commodity. For more information, visit the MTMC project page.

Most Troublesome and Common Weeds
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   Troublesome or Common weed in one or more crops

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Capparales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Lepidium

Other System Links

Plants: LEVI3
Bayer: LEPVI
GRIN: 21770
ITIS: 22955
NPDN Host: 13063

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
peppergrass, poorman pepperweed, poorman's pepper, poorman's-pepperwort, Virginian peppercress


Category: Forbs/Herbs