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Poor-man's-pepper, Virginia pepperweed
Lepidium virginicum
Brassicaceae
 

Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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General Landscape Uses: An aggressive native weed. Not recommended for general landscape use.

Range: Eastern United States west to North Dakota and Texas and south to the Monroe County Keys; an introduced weed elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

Wildlife and Ecology: Larval host plant for checkered white (Pontia protodice) and European cabbage white butterflies (Pieris rapae); occasional larval host plant for great southern white (Ascia monuste) butterflies.


Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
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Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida

Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer


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