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

  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   
  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.   
  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.   
  Reference for: Lepidium   
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