Coronopus

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Coronopus
Kleine varkenskers stukje plant Coronopus didymus.jpg
Coronopus didymus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Brassicales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Coronopus
Zinn
Species

About 10 - see text

Synonyms

Lepidium

Coronopus is a genus of plants in the mustard family known commonly as swinecress or wartcress. These are generally low spreading plants with many long stems and deeply lobed leaves and small white or purple flowers. They often have an offensive scent. They are native to the Mediterranean and were introduced in parts of South and North America, but some species are widespread weedy introduced plants in other areas.

Species include:

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