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Lepidium montanum

Lepidium montanum Nutt.

 

Mountain Pepperweed, Mountain Peppergrass, Western Peppergrass

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderBrassicalesMustard, cabbage, caper, papaya, nasturtiums, many others; most produce mustard oil
FamilyBrassicaceaeMustards, cabbages
GenusLepidiumFrom Greek lepidion, “little scale,” because the fruit pods resemble small balances
Speciesmontanum

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Lepidium montanum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 19 May 2018.

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Lepidium montanum (Mountain Pepperweed, Mountain Peppergrass, Western Peppergrass)

4/29/2018 · Red Spring Calico Basin, Red Rock Canyon, NV
≈ 6 × 4" (14 × 10 cm)

Lepidium montanum (Mountain Pepperweed, Mountain Peppergrass, Western Peppergrass)

4/28/2018 · Red Rock Canyon, NV
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 20 cm)

Lepidium montanum (Mountain Pepperweed, Mountain Peppergrass, Western Peppergrass)

4/29/2018 · Red Spring Calico Basin, Red Rock Canyon, NV

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