Lepidium virginicum L.

Virginia pepperweed

source: N.L. Britton & A. Brown (1913), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (pub.domain)
source: N.L. Britton & A. Brown (1913), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (pub.domain)

Nomenclature

GrinTax Lepidium virginicum L.
The Plant list Lepidium virginicum L.
English name Virginia pepperweed



Crop relationship
Garden cress same genus



FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity naturalized in 19th century
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence relatively rare
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source: Verspreidingsatlas.nl

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe naturalized
Asia naturalized in E-Asia
Africa -
North-America entire North-America
South-America some areas
Australia some areas
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015
source: wilde-planten.nl, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.

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Optimistic scenario

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Verspreidingsgegevens GBIF, juli 2017
Verspreidingsgegevens GBIF, juli 2017

Pessimistic scenario

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Additional information