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PlantFiles: Perennial Pepperweed, Dittander
Lepidium latifolium

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Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lepidium (lep-PID-ee-um) (Info)
Species: latifolium (lat-ee-FOH-lee-um) (Info)

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Unknown - Tell us

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive eeyoreriley On Aug 1, 2008, eeyoreriley from Fort Wayne, IN wrote:

Perennial pepperweed is collected for use in dry flower arrangements.

Neutral frostweed On Dec 20, 2006, frostweed from Josephine, Arlington, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Perennial Pepperweed, Dittander Lepidium latifolium is naturalized in Texas and other States and is considered an invasive plant in Texas.

Neutral smiln32 On Sep 1, 2002, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

This plant is on the noxious weed list in many states. It is considered to be invasive in 35 states.



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