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Lepidium campestre (L.) W. T. Aiton

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Lepidium L. (マメグンバイナズナ)
Urokonazuna (ウロコナズナ, 鱗薺), field pepperweed
Life form: annual forb
Distribution: native to Europe (exotic to Japan, first observed in Nagano Prefecture in 1953)
Habitat: disturbed sites, such as roadsides, waste places, etc.

Field training on integrated environmental research (統合環境調査法実習) (fauna and flora (種リスト)
HUSTEP: Plants and Plant communities in Japan (flora list)

Lepidium campestre in Hokkaido


[1] a shoot. [2] close-up of an inflorescence. [1/2] at a roadside on N19/W1, North Ward, Sapporo, on June 9 2011.