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FIELD PEPPERWORT Lepidium campestre (Brassicaceae) Height to 50cm. Grey-green hairy annual. Found on dry, bare soil and arable fields, especially in the S. FLOWERS are 2-3mm across with 4 white petals and yellow anthers; in dense heads (May-Aug). FRUITS are oval, notched pods. LEAVES comprise oval, untoothed basal leaves and arrow-shaped, clasping ones on stem. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.
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FIELD PEPPERWORT Lepidium campestre (Brassicaceae) Height to 50cm. Grey-green hairy annual. Found on dry, bare soil and arable fields, especially in the S. FLOWERS are 2-3mm across with 4 white petals and yellow anthers; in dense heads (May-Aug). FRUITS are oval, notched pods. LEAVES comprise oval, untoothed basal leaves and arrow-shaped, clasping ones on stem. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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