Lepidium virginicum

Lepidium virginicum

Lepidium virginicum

(Virginian Peppercress)

FAMILY

Brassicaceae

Species

Lepidium virginicum

Common name(s)

Virginian Peppercress

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white. Herb to 50 cm tall

Distinguishing features

Stems hairy, basal leaves much divided, upper leaves usually undivided, margins toothed. Flowers in an elongated raceme, petals white longer than the sepals, stamens 2 (usually). Fruit a more or less circular siliqua, minutely winged near top.

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Lepidium virginicum