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Lepidium  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 22953

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Cardaria Desv.
 
    Coronopus Zinn
 
    Stroganowia Kar. & Kir.
 
  Common Name(s): pepperweed [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderBrassicales   
                            FamilyBrassicaceae  – mustards, moutardes, crucifers  
                               GenusLepidium L. – pepperweed  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Lepidium acutidens (A. Gray) Howell – alkali pepperwort 
                                  Species Lepidium africanum (Burm. f.) DC. – African pepperwort 
                                  Species Lepidium alyssoides A. Gray – southern pepperweed, mesa pepperwort 
                                  Species Lepidium apetalum Willd.  
                                  Species Lepidium appelianum Al-Shehbaz – hairy whitetop 
                                  Species Lepidium arbuscula Hillebr. – `anaunau, Waianae Range pepperwort 
                                  Species Lepidium aucheri Boiss. – Aucher's pepperwort 
                                  Species Lepidium austrinum Small – southern pepperweed, southern pepperwort 
                                  Species Lepidium barnebyanum Reveal – peppercress, Barneby ridge-cress, Barneby's pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium bidentatum Montin – Kunana pepperwort 
                                  Species Lepidium bonariense L. – Argentine pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium campestre (L.) W.T. Aiton – cream-anther field pepperwort, field pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium chalepensis L. – lenspod whitetop 
                                  Species Lepidium coronopus (L.) Al-Shehbaz – greater swinecress 
                                  Species Lepidium crenatum (Greene) Rydb. – alkali pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium davisii Rollins – Davis' pepperweed, Davis' peppercress 
                                  Species Lepidium densiflorum Schrad. – miner's pepperwort, miners' pepperweed, prairie pepperweed, greenflower pepperweed, peppergrass, common pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium dictyotum A. Gray – net pepperweed, alkali pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium didymum L. – lesser swinecress 
                                  Species Lepidium draba L. – whitetop, hoary cress 
                                  Species Lepidium eastwoodiae Wooton – mesa pepperwort 
                                  Species Lepidium flavum Torr. – yellow pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium fremontii S. Watson – desert pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium graminifolium L. – grassleaf pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium heterophyllum Benth. – purpleanther field pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium hirtum (L.) Sm. – Mediterranean pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium huberi S.L. Welsh & Goodrich – Huber's pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium hyssopifolium Desv. – hyssopleaf pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium integrifolium Nutt. – thickleaf pepperwort, thickleaf pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium jaredii Brandegee – Jared's pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium lasiocarpum Nutt. – hairypod pepperweed, shaggyfruit pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium latifolium L. – perennial pepperweed, broadleaved peppergrass, tall whitetop, Virginia pepperweed, broadleaf pepperweed, perennial peppercress, peppergrass mustard, broadleaved pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium latipes Hook. – San Diego pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium meyenii Walp. – maca 
                                  Species Lepidium montanum Nutt. – Montana pepperweed, mountain pepperwort, mountain pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium nanum S. Watson – dwarf pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium nitidum Nutt. – shining pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium oblongum Small – veiny pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium orbiculare H. St. John – round pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium ostleri S.L. Welsh & Goodrich – Ostler's pepperweed, Ostler's peppergrass 
                                  Species Lepidium oxycarpum Torr. & A. Gray – forked pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium papilliferum (L.F. Hend.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr. – slickspot peppergrass, Idaho pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium paysonii Rollins – Payson's pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium perfoliatum L. – clasping pepperwort, claspingleaf pepperweed, clasping pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium pinnatifidum Ledeb. – featherleaf pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium pinnatisectum (O.E. Schulz) C.L. Hitchc. – tansy pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium ramosissimum A. Nelson – pepperweed, manybranched pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium remyi Drake – Remy's pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium ruderale L. – roadside pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium sativum L. – garden pepperwort, gardencress pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium schinzii Thell. – Schinz's pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium serra H. Mann – anaunau, `anaunau 
                                  Species Lepidium sordidum A. Gray – sordid pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium strictum (S. Watson) Rattan – upright pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium thurberi Wooton – Thurber's pepperweed 
                                  Species Lepidium tiehmii (Rollins) Al-Shehbaz – Talapoosa Peak pearpod 
                                  Species Lepidium virginicum L. – poorman pepperweed, poorman's pepperwort, peppergrass, poorman's pepper, Virginian peppercress, Virginia pepperweed 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz  
  Notes: Senior Curator, Missouri Botanical Garden, P.O. Box 299, St. Louis, Missouri, 63166-0299, USA   
  Reference for: Lepidium    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Brassicaceae, Capparaceae and Cleomaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Lepidium   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Lepidium   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Lepidium   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Lepidium   
       
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