OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Lepidium didymum   FAMILY Brassicaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coronopus didymus   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Lepidium didymum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-05-001:
Coronopus didymus   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Carara didyma

 

COMMON NAME:
Wart-cress, Lesser Swine-cress


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image of Lepidium didymum, Wart-cress, Lesser Swine-cress

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_cadi21_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Lepidium didymum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Coronopus didymus   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Lepidium didymum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-05-001:
Coronopus didymus   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Carara didyma

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4070

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: South America

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple: Pinnately dissected
Alternate & basal rosette

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
2 stamens

Flowers in racemes

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Silicle

 

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