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Lepidium didymum (Wart-Cress)

Synonyms: Carara didyma; Coronopus didymus; Senebiera didyma; Senebiera heleniana; Senebiera pinnatifida

Wikipedia Abstract

Lepidium didymum, synonym Coronopus didymus, the lesser swine-cress, is a species of flowering plant in the cabbage and mustard family Brassicaceae.
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Edible [1]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [1]  Hermaphrodite
Lifespan [1]  Annual/Biennial
Pollinators [1]  Bats
Structure [3]  Herb
Height [1]  12 inches (0.3 m)
Width [1]  6 inches (0.15 m)
Light Preference [2]  Full Sun
Soil Acidity [2]  Moderate Acid
Soil Fertility [2]  Rich
Soil Moisture [2]  Moist
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Protected Areas



Eurydema dominulus <Unverified Name>[4]
Nysius huttoni[5]
Phenacoccus solenopsis (solenopsis mealybug)[6]
Plutella xylostella (Diamondback moth)[5]


Parasitized by 
Hyaloperonospora parasitica[7]
Peronospora coronopi[7]


External References

USDA Plant Profile



Attributes / relations provided by
1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
2ECOFACT 2a Technical Annex - Ellenberg’s indicator values for British Plants, M O Hill, J O Mountford, D B Roy & R G H Bunce (1999)
3Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
4Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
5New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
6Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
7Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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