Plant ID forum: What is this?

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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
May 11, 2014 3:26 PM CST

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These have popped up all over one (and only one) of Trish's raised beds. We haven't seen it anywhere else which makes me think Trish might have specifically planted this. Does anyone know what it is?


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Name: Danita
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Danita
May 11, 2014 3:37 PM CST
It looks like Common Peppergrass (Lepidium virginicum.) Smiling

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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Horntoad
May 11, 2014 4:46 PM CST
Yep, Peppergrass for sure and probably Lepidium virginicum. There are a few other that grow in that general area of the state, but L. virginicum is by far the most common.
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flaflwrgrl
May 11, 2014 5:57 PM CST
Wow, I can't believe you don't have that all over the place Dave! I've never been anywhere in this entire state where one didn't see Peppergrass & I would have thought the same would be true of Texas.
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
May 11, 2014 5:59 PM CST
Virginia Peppergrass (Lepidium virginicum) is what it looks like to me too.
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
Region: Texas Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Permaculture Raises cows
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dave
May 12, 2014 7:03 AM CST

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Thanks for the ID, all! I've never seen this plant before and I don't think we have it anywhere except on this one raised bed. Very peculiar!
Name: Lin
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plantladylin
May 12, 2014 1:49 PM CST
A gift from the birds maybe? Green Grin!
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