Lepidium ruderale

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Lepidium ruderale
Lepidium ruderale Sturm21.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Brassicales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Lepidium
Species: L. ruderale
Binomial name
Lepidium ruderale

Lepidium ruderale is species of flowering plants in the Brassicaceae (mustard or cabbage) family. It is native to temperate Asia and northern and eastern Europe. It has also naturalized in southwestern Europe and North America.[1] Its common names include narrow-leaf pepperwort, roadside pepperweed, and peppergrass.[2]


  1. ^ Lepidium ruderale, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Profile, 20 Dec 2011 
  2. ^ USDA Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) 20 Dec 2011

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