Swine Cress


Name: Swine Cress

Scientific name: Lepidium didymum

Type: Herb

Color: Green

Habitat: Rocky Areas,Sandy Areas

Size: 30 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. All year. Status: Introduced. Local. First published record: Abdel Bari (1997). Also recorded: E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: This species is a recent colonist in the Gulf; it is only included in the most recent literature for the region (Jongbloed et al.). In Qatar it is likely to occur in irrigated lawns and roadsides.

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