Flora of Northern Ireland
Lepidium heterophyllum
© Graham Day
Lepidium heterophyllum
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

Much the commonest of the Lepidium species in Northern Ireland. A native perennial or biennial with greyish-green hairy toothed leaves closely set along the often prostrate stems. Flowers in a terminal cluster, small and white. Common on roadsides, in gravels, field margins, railway ballast etc.

All names: Lepidium heterophyllum Benth.; Lepidium smithii Hook.; Lepidium pratense (Serres ex Gren. & Godron) Rouy & Fouc.; Lepidium villarsii Gren. & Godron; Lepidium hirtum (L.) Smith