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Lepidium heterophyllum
purple-anther pepperweed, Smith's pepperweed

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest and in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington; British Columbia to California, also in scattered locations in the eastern U.S.

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, meadows, pastures, wastelots, and other disturbed ground.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Lepidium heterophyllum Benth.
Publication: Cat. Pl. Pyrénées. 95. 1826.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Lepidium heterophyllum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Lepidium heterophyllum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Lepidium heterophyllum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lepidium heterophyllum photos.

USDA Plants: Lepidium heterophyllum information.

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