Lepidium bonariense

Lepidium bonariense

  • Lepidium bonariense
  • Lepidium bonariense
  • Lepidium bonariense
  • Lepidium bonariense
  • Flower name
    Lepidium bonariense
  • Scientific name
    Lepidium bonariense
  • Alias切葉豆軍配薺, Lepidium bonariense, Argentine pepperweed
  • Place of originNorth America 
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Lepidium bonariense

Lepidium bonariense or Argentine pepperweed (scientific name: Lepidium bonariense) is native to North America and is annual or biannual grass of the family Brassicaceae. It is a kind of wild grasses that is seen at the end of the road in the early summer and is a naturalized plant from North America. It is a kind of wild grasses that is seen at the end of the road in the early summer and is a naturalized plant from North America. The stem is upright at the knee height. Extend the general inflorescences on the branches, and from the late spring to the summer a large number of small greenish white 4 valve plants make bloom. The fruit which becomes after the flower seems to be like a military dent with a small flat circular shape.

Common name: Lepidium bonariense, scientific name: Lepidium bonariense), ask:Argentine pepperweed, Place of Origin: North America, Distribution: Hokkaido - Kyushu, Environment: Empty Land, Roadside, Plant Length: 30 to 50 cm, Stems: Standing Upright Hair length, leaf length: 3 to 5 cm, leaf order: alternate, leaf margin: serrated, stalks: feathered double leaves, rooted leaves: not dead at the flowering stage, flowering period: May to June, inflorescence: gross Flower color: greenish white, flower size: 0.3 cm, number of petals: 4, calyrics: 4, fruit type: horn, fruit shape: flat circle, fruit length: 0.3 cm.


  • Eye
    Brassicales
  • Family
    Brassicaceae
  • Genus
    Lepidium
  • Species
    L. bonariense
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    2 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Hairs
  • Life typeannual or biannual grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.3 ~ 0.3 cm

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