orbicular whitetop
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Forbs/Herbs
Lepidium chalepense L.

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Capparales: Brassicaceae
Synonym(s): lens-podded whitetop, lenspod whitetop, heartpod hoarycress, hoary cress, lens podded hoary cress, lens-podded hoary whitetop, peppergrass, whitetop, whiteweed

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources

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Plant(s); in flower
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Infestation; Choked field
John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Bulging fruit
John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); Seductive flowers
John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s);
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Feature(s); flowers and fruit
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Seed(s); Seeds. Hilum at bottom. FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
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Seed(s); Edge of seed. Hilum at bottom. FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Fruits. FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
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Seed(s); Showing funiculus remnant at base of seed in side view. FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
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Seed(s); Hilar area of seed in marginal view. FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
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Seed(s); Transverse section of seed showing embryo. FNW taxon.
Julia Scher, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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Invasive Listing Sources:
California Invasive Plant Council