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peppergrass,

any species of the genus Lepidium, widely distributed peppery-tasting herbs of the family Cruciferae (or Brassicaceae; mustardmustard,
common name for the Cruciferae, or Brassicaceae, a large family chiefly of herbs of north temperate regions. The easily distinguished flowers of the Cruciferae have four petals arranged diagonally ("cruciform") and alternating with the four sepals.
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 family). They commonly have toothed leaves, clusters of small usually white flowers, and little flat, roundish pods (actually capsules) that are often fed to tame birds, whence the name canary grass. Most species are weedy, but one—the garden cress (Lepidium sativum)—is sometimes cultivated as an annual salad plant. Shepherd's-purse (genus Capsella), often confused with peppergrass, has triangular pods. Peppergrass is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Capparales (or Brassicales), family Cruciferae (or Brassicaceae).
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papilliferum (slickspot peppergrass) when it exists (Fisher et al., 1996).
Air Force, which were updated to address the protection and conservation of slickspot peppergrass.
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SAV [Submerged Aquatic Vegetation] like eelgrass, coontail, peppergrass and hydrilla is impacted by wind, waves and high water from the storm and then again by the dark or turbid water that follows the storm.
Biologists have documented 70 occurrences of slickspot peppergrass in Ada, Canyon, Gem, Elmore, Payette and Owyhee counties, but only six of these areas are considered to be of high quality.
Hurricane Irma (September 2017) spared the lake the kind of whiplash attributable to hurricanes Jeanne and Frances in 2004, leaving intact the bulrush, eelgrass, peppergrass and other vital plants that support the food web.
virginicum; Common Peppergrass, Poor Man's Pepper, Virginia Pepperweed; Lawns and open woods near shelters; Infrequent; C = 0; BSUH 16721.
Often times you will find isolated peppergrass beds in this deeper water.
Aiton; Field Peppergrass or Pepperweed, Cow Cress; Dry roadside; Rare; C = 0; BSUH 14813.
There are many edible wild plants such as peppermint, watercress, sego lilies, elderberries, peppergrass, currants, dandelions, squaw root, Mormon tea, lamb's quarters, nettle and thistle.
"Spike rush, and around that, eelgrass, peppergrass and sections of interspersed Kissimmee grass.
Brown: (*); Fieldcress or Field Peppergrass; infrequent; disturbed areas; BSUH 11120.