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pep·per·grass

 (pĕp′ər-grăs′)
n.
Any of various plants of the genus Lepidium of the mustard family, having small whitish flowers and pungent leaves, and including the garden cress. Also called peppercress, pepperwort.

peppergrass

(ˈpɛpəˌɡrɑːs)
n
1. (Plants) any of various temperate and tropical aquatic or marsh ferns of the genus Marsilea, having floating leaves consisting of four leaflets: family Marsileaceae
2. (Plants) any of several plants of the genus Lepidium, esp L. campestre, of dry regions of Eurasia, having small white flowers and pungent seeds: family Brassicaceae (crucifers). Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): pepperwort
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Pearlstein noted that besides sagebrush, the allotments are seeing a return of native grasses that include bluebunch wheatgrass, Thurber's needlegrass, needle-and-thread grass, Sandburg bluegrass and Davis peppergrass, listed as a rare or special species by the BLM.
If that back wall of cattail is gone, the water could get back to the marsh, and the marsh--all the eelgrass, peppergrass, hydrilla--would filter out the nutrients.
Germination and early growth of slickspot peppergrass (Lepidium papilliferum) as affected by desert soil humic acids.
The Service determined slickspot peppergrass (Lepidium papilliferum) remains warranted for listing as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
"Who knew that over the course of six weeks my three-year-old son and I would begin chomping on dandelions and asiatic dayflowers and drying peppergrass to sprinkle on our salad?" said Katie R., a participant in last summer's session.
(Poaceae), prickly Russian thistle, pitseed goosefoot, Chenopodium berlandieri (Chenopodiaceae), buffalo gourd, Cucurbita foetidissima (Cucurbitaceae), Drummond's clematis, Clematis drummondii (Ranunculaceae), peppergrass, Lepidium sp.
Aiton; Field Peppergrass or Pepperweed, Cow Cress; Oldfield along RR track and roadside on S.
Slickspot soils provide habitat for an endemic plant within sagebrush steppe in southwestern Idaho, USA, Lepidium papilliferum (slickspot peppergrass) that is listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (USFWS, 2009).
Roasted mixed beets, pea shoots, baby heirloom and mixed vegetables, served with peppergrass rolled goat cheese, tossed with garlic-green onion vinaigrette
Try these wild edibles available in Spring time: Wild Amaranth or Pigweed, Lambs quarters, Ladys thumb, Daylily flowers, Peppergrass, Sheep sorrel, Wood sorrel, Juneberry fruits Galinsoga leaves, Sochan (Rudbeckia laciniata) leaves, Catbriar shoots, Kudzu Shoots, Elderberry flowers.
Slickspot Peppergrass (Lepidium papilliferum) On January 22, the Service withdrew its 2002 proposal to list this Idaho species, an herbaceous annual or biennial plant in the mustard family (Brassicaceae), as endangered.
Toole and Cathey (1961) studied the response of light-requiring seeds lettuce and Virginia peppergrass (Lepidium virginicum L.) to G[A.sub.3], and observed that a buffered (citrate phosphate, pH 3.2) solution of G[A.sub.3] was more effective in stimulating seed germination in the dark than unbuffered solutions.