Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyBrassicaceae
Family (Traditional)Brassicaceae
GenusLepidium
Species: Lepidium virginicum
Infrapecies:Lepidium virginicum L. ssp. virginicum
Common NameVirginia Pepperweed; Least Pepperwort
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; Duration: Biennial; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: White; Carpel Number/Pistil: 2; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 2; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 4; Pistil Complexity: Compound; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sepal Fusion: No; Sepal Number: 4; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 1
C value 2
StatusNative

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos

Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Dwayne Estes
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Dwayne Estes
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Dwayne Estes
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Dwayne Estes
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Dwayne Estes
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Dwayne Estes
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Dwayne Estes
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Dwayne Estes
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Joey Shaw
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Joey Shaw
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Joey Shaw
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Joey Shaw
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Theo Witsell
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Theo Witsell
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Theo Witsell
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Theo Witsell
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Theo Witsell
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Theo Witsell
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Theo Witsell
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Theo Witsell
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Joey Shaw
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Joey Shaw
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Joey Shaw
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Joey Shaw
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Joey Shaw
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum - Joey Shaw