Taxon: Lepidium latifolium L.

 
Genus: Lepidium
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
      Tribe: Lepidieae
Nomen number: 21765
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:644. 1753
Name Verified on: 15-Oct-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (from seeds fide Cornucopia)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Cornucopia; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Econ Pl Aust; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Uncertain:

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Belgium; Netherlands

  • Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Azerbaijan; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China - Gansu, - Hebei, - Heilongjiang, - Henan, - Liaoning, - Nei Monggol, - Ningxia, - Qinghai, - Shaanxi, - Shandong, - Shanxi, - Sichuan, - Xinjiang, - Xizang
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Gorno-Altay, - Altay, - Krasnoyarsk, - Irkutsk, - Kurgan, - Novosibirsk, - Omsk, - Tyumen
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Himachal Pradesh, - Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Belarus
    • Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Germany; Slovakia
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; United States
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Durango, - San Luis Potosi
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image