lep-PID-ee-um — from the Greek lepis (scale), referring to the shape of the seed pods
a-PET-al-um — without petals

commonly known as: common peppergrass, pepperweed, pepperwort (generic), poor mans pepper, prairie peppergrass • Nepali: दर्या केन darya ken • Tibetan: khan thog pa

Native to: central Asia, Himalayas, eastern Asia

 
Habitat: shrubbery on mountain slope
Habit: low herb


Yes, this is Lepidium sativum


To me fruits look much smaller and leaves much narrower than Lepidium sativum, and no emerging petals visible. Could you provide a close up of flower and fruit, and give idea about size of the fruit.


here are two photos (cropped versions). Hope they show to certain extent, what you are looking for.
I am not able to recollect the size aspects. In the first picture we see a small ant (about 3 mm long).


Thanks for the ant, which perhaps will help. The fruit seems to be shorter than ant, barely 2.5 mm or so, petals seemingly rudimentary and fruit with a small notch at tip: All pointing to Lepidium apetalum (syn; L. ruderale auct.).

In L. sativum petals are longer and fruit size more than 5 mm long.

 

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Brassicaceae Week ::060812- PKA15- :: Unid?? near Joshimath: Small herb seen near Joshimath.


… strongly thinking of Lepidium apetalum.


Thanks …


 

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Brassicaceae Week :: DV :: 31 JUL 12 – 0408 :: Lepidium apetalum at Tapovan: Lepidium apetalum Willd.

lep-PID-ee-um — from the Greek lepis (scale), referring to the shape of the seed pods
a-PET-al-um — without petals
commonly known as: common peppergrass, pepperweed, pepperwort (generic), poor mans pepper, prairie peppergrass • Nepali: दर्या केन darya ken • Tibetan: khan thog pa
Native to: central Asia, Himalayas, eastern Asia
References: NPGS / GRINPFAFeFlora  
at Tapovan near Joshimath on 31 JUL 12

Superb set of photographs.


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Requested to please ID this plant found on the way from Govindghat to Ghangria, Uttarakhand in August 2018.


weed of brassicaceae. Thilaspi sp


Thank you so much … for the response. Based on the images in efi of the shape of the seeds, it seems to be Thlaspi arvense.


Brassicaceae ?


do you recall the size of the fruits?


I guess the size of fruits may be at most 4-5 mm. 


Could this be Lepidium apetalum? I was going through … VOF posts. He has posted it here. The images look similar.


well its synonym. Thlaspi apetalum (Willd.) Poir. is a synonym of Lepidium apetalum Willd. per the plant list

i had typed the spelling wrong … a misplaced i above. you could go with either name 


Thanks … for validating…


 

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