Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Lepidium Linnaeus. Pepperwort, Peppergrass, Pepperweed.

Key to Lepidium

A genus of ca. 220 species, herbs, cosmopolitan. Al-Shehbaz, Mummenhof, & Appel (2002) discuss the inclusion of Cardaria and Coronopus in Lepidium.

section Lepidium: perfoliatum, graminifolium
section Cardamon: sativum
section Lepia: campestre
section Dileptium: austrinum, densiflorum, oblongum, virginicum ssp. virginicum
??: didymum, draba, ruderale, africanum, bonariense, lasiocarpum, schinzii, coronopus

Ref: Al-Shehbaz (1986a); Al-Shehbaz (1986b); Al-Shehbaz & Gaskin (2010) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2010); Al-Shehbaz, Mummenhoff, & Appel (2002); Rollins (1993); Sell & Murrell (2014). Show full citations.

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