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Last updated 6/2/2010 by David Giblin.
Lepidium oxycarpum Torr. & A. Gray[FNA7, HC, HC2]
forked pepperwort, sharpfruited pepperwort

Publication: Fl. N. Amer. 1: 116. 1838.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA7: "Lepidium oxycarpum apparently did not persist in British Columbia following its introduction there over 110 years ago (G. A. Mulligan 2002b). That record is based on Macoun s.n. (GH, MO, NY, US), which was collected on 31 May 1893 from the vicinity of Victoria, Vancouver Island."

Rollins, 1993: "Apparently introduced to southern Vancouver Island. It was collected in the vicinity of Victoria, British Columbia in 1893, but we have not seen any recent collections".

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Nasturtium oxycarpum (Torr. & A. Gray) Kuntze