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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena argemonis @ I_JSA (1)

Calliopsis australior @ AMNH_BEE (8)

Calliopsis callops @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Perdita confusa @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Aphididae  Myzus ( @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Apidae  Anthophorula compactula @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Exomalopsis solani @ AMNH_BEE (15)

Exomalopsis solidaginis @ AMNH_BEE (5)

Nomada gutierreziae @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Paranomada velutina @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Berytidae  Jalysus wickhami @ AMNH_IZC (2)
Colletidae  Hylaeus episcopalis @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Halictidae  Dieunomia nevadensis @ AMNH_BEE (4)

Halictus ligatus @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Halictus tripartitus @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Lasioglossum pectoraloides @ AMNH_BEE (15)
Lygaeidae  Nysius palor @ BPBM_TCN (7)

Nysius raphanus @ AMNH_IZC (2)

Xyonysius californicus @ AMNH_IZC (1)
Membracidae  Spissistilus festinus @ AMNH_ENT (5)
Miridae  Irbisia californica @ UCR_ENT (6)

Lygus elisus @ AMNH_IZC (2)

Lygus lineolaris @ CSUC_TCN (1); AMNH_ENT (1); AMNH_IZC (3)

Orthotylus stanleyaea @ AMNH_IZC (10)
Rhopalidae  Aufeius impressicollis @ AMNH_IZC (1)

Harmostes reflexulus @ AMNH_IZC (5)

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Lepidium L.
pepperweed


General Information
Symbol: LEPID
Group: Dicot
Family: Brassicaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : AK   I,I?
CAN   I,N
GL   I
HI   I,N
L48   I,N
PB   I,N
PR   N
SPM   I
VI   I
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Capparales
Family Brassicaceae ⁄ Cruciferae – Mustard family
Genus Lepidium L. – pepperweed

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 48 species of Lepidium . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Lepidium africanum</i>
(Burm. f.) DC.
Lepidium africanum
African pepperwort Distribution of <i>
Lepidium alyssoides</i>
A. Gray
Lepidium alyssoides
mesa pepperwort Distribution of <i>
Lepidium apetalum</i>
Willd.
Lepidium apetalum
pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium arbuscula</i>
Hillebr.
Lepidium arbuscula
Waianae Range pepperwort Distribution of <i>
Lepidium austrinum</i>
Small
Lepidium austrinum
southern pepperwort Distribution of <i>
Lepidium barnebyanum</i>
Reveal
Lepidium barnebyanum
Barneby's pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium bidentatum</i>
Morton
Lepidium bidentatum
Kunana pepperwort Distribution of <i>
Lepidium bonariense</i>
L.
Lepidium bonariense
Argentine pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium campestre</i>
(L.) W.T. Aiton
Lepidium campestre
field pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium crenatum</i>
(Greene) Rydb.
Lepidium crenatum
alkali pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium davisii</i>
Rollins
Lepidium davisii
Davis' pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium densiflorum</i>
Schrad.
Lepidium densiflorum
common pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium dictyotum</i>
A. Gray
Lepidium dictyotum
alkali pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium flavum</i>
Torr.
Lepidium flavum
yellow pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium fremontii</i>
S. Watson
Lepidium fremontii
desert pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium graminifolium</i>
L.
Lepidium graminifolium
grassleaf pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium heterophyllum</i>
Benth.
Lepidium heterophyllum
purpleanther field pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium hirtum</i>
(L.) Sm., nom. inq.
Lepidium hirtum
Mediterranean pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium huberi</i>
S.L. Welsh & Goodrich
Lepidium huberi
Huber's pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium hyssopifolium</i>
Desv.
Lepidium hyssopifolium
hyssopleaf pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium integrifolium</i>
Nutt.
Lepidium integrifolium
thickleaf pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium jaredii</i>
Brandegee
Lepidium jaredii
Jared's pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium lasiocarpum</i>
Nutt.
Lepidium lasiocarpum
shaggyfruit pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium latifolium</i>
L.
Lepidium latifolium
broadleaved pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium latipes</i>
Hook.
Lepidium latipes
San Diego pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium meyenii</i>
Walp.
Lepidium meyenii
maca Distribution of <i>
Lepidium montanum</i>
Nutt.
Lepidium montanum
mountain pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium nanum</i>
S. Watson
Lepidium nanum
dwarf pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium nitidum</i>
Nutt.
Lepidium nitidum
shining pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium oblongum</i>
Small
Lepidium oblongum
veiny pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium orbiculare</i>
H. St. John
Lepidium orbiculare
round pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium ostleri</i>
S.L. Welsh & Goodrich
Lepidium ostleri
Ostler's pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium oxycarpum</i>
Torr. & A. Gray
Lepidium oxycarpum
forked pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium papilliferum</i>
(L.F. Hend.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Lepidium papilliferum
Idaho pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium paysonii</i>
Rollins
Lepidium paysonii
Payson's pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium perfoliatum</i>
L.
Lepidium perfoliatum
clasping pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium pinnatifidum</i>
Ledeb.
Lepidium pinnatifidum
featherleaf pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium pinnatisectum</i>
(O.E. Schulz) C.L. Hitchc.
Lepidium pinnatisectum
tansy pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium ramosissimum</i>
A. Nelson
Lepidium ramosissimum
manybranched pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium remyi</i>
Drake
Lepidium remyi
Remy's pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium ruderale</i>
L.
Lepidium ruderale
roadside pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium sativum</i>
L.
Lepidium sativum
gardencress pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium schinzii</i>
Thell.
Lepidium schinzii
Schinz's pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium serra</i>
H. Mann
Lepidium serra
anaunau Distribution of <i>
Lepidium sordidum</i>
A. Gray
Lepidium sordidum
sordid pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium strictum</i>
(S. Watson) Rattan
Lepidium strictum
upright pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium thurberi</i>
Wooton
Lepidium thurberi
Thurber's pepperweed Distribution of <i>
Lepidium virginicum</i>
L.
Lepidium virginicum
Virginia pepperweed Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend

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Wildlife

Food

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Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin

Sources

Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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