BCP/Lepidium virginicum


Lepidium virginicum

Lepidium virginicum

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Profile for Lepidium virginicum (Virginia pepperweed)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:White racemes
Foliage:Sessile, linear to lanceolate and get larger as they approach the base
Growing Conditions:Grows as a weed in most crops and is found in roadsides, landscapes and waste areas. It prefers sunny locales with dry soil.
Fruit:Green seed pods, ~2mm across, notched at tip.
Life Cycle: Annual, biennial
Similar Plants:Thlaspi arvense, Capsella bursa-pastoris
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

Regional data:
New Hampshire: May, June, July, August, October, November

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This page is a profile for the plant species Lepidium virginicum, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.