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Lepidium chalepense Ledeb.
Family: Brassicaceae
Lens-Pod Pepperwort
[Cardaria chalapensis (L.) Hand.-Mazz.,  more]
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Very much like no. 1 [Cardaria draba (L.) Desv.], and hybridizing with it, but the fr 2.5-6 נ4-6 mm, rounded to obovate or transversely elliptic, not or scarcely constricted at the septum, the base obtuse to rounded or subtruncate; 2n=48, 64, 80. Native to the Middle East, now intr. in N. Amer. in the same kinds of places as no. 1.

Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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