Lepidium virginicum
(Virginia Peppergrass)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Virginia Peppergrass, Virginia Pepperweed, Poor Man's Pepper Weed, Virginia Peppercress, Poor Man's Pepperwort, Common Peppergrass
    Lifespan: Annual
    Zones: N/A
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: May - October
    Status: Native

Lepidium virginicum, or Virginia Peppergrass, is native to the entire United States. It is an annual that grows in fields, meadows, open woods, prairies, along roadsides and railroads and in waste places. It blooms from spring into fall, with small white flowers.

This plant looks similar to some other members of the genus. More information will be posted at a later time about differentiating other species.

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