lepidium virginicum edible
The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects. Virginia pepperweed begins as a low-growing basal rosette of deeply lobed leaves. c='\">' Garden cress (Lepidium sativum) is also known as halim is an edible fast-growing herb which is native to Persia. Lepidium virginicum, also known as pepper or Virginia pepper algae, is a herbaceous plant belonging to the mustard family (Brassicaceae â Crucuciferae). seeds are edible and can be used as a pepper-like seasoning. There are two recognized subspecies of L. virginicum: subsp. They have the appearance of thin, greenish-white bottlebrushes. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. The young seedpods can be used as a substitute black pepper. Nihon no kika shokubutsu zufu. } Title Eat the Weeds. Good for salads. a='