Poor-man's Pepper
Lepidium virginicum Mustard Family
(c) Patrick J. Alexander
(c) Patrick J. Alexander

Growth Form: Herb

Flower Color: Green, White

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Lance-shaped, Toothed

Habitat Type: Common

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center (1), Western Field (2), Successional Field (5), South Side (6), Composting Site (9)

Total Number of EMUs: 5

Status in Massachusetts: Native

Notes: Basal leaves are broad with smaller leaves below

Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston