Lepidium latifolium - Brassicaceae Family - Long-lived perennial
Other common name: Tall whitetop
Monitor and destroy new plants before seed production.
Hand pulling, digging, cutting, mowing and tilling.
Biological control agents, livestock grazing, and revegetation practices.
Selective herbicides based on the plant and the specific location. Check our weed fact sheets for specific control information.
Perennial pepperweed: flowers
Perennial pepperweed: foliage
Perennial pepperweed: infestation
Perennial pepperweed: seedlings
Perennial pepperweed: flowers and foliage
Perennial pepperweed: roots, foliage, flowers
S. Identification and management of
perennial pepperweed (tall whitetop) [PDF file]. Retrieved from https://www.unce.unr.edu/publications/files/nr/2010/sp1007.pdf
States Department of Agriculture. (2014, September). Field guide for managing perennial pepperweed in the Southwest [PDF
file]. Retrieved from https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5410120.pdf
of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program. (2015, January). Perennial Pepperweed. Retrieved from http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn74121.html
of California WEED Research & Information Center. (2010, February). Perennial pepperweed. Foreign invader in
California’s wildlands [PDF file]. Retrieved from https://wric.ucdavis.edu/PDFs/perennial%20pepperweed%20WRIC%20leaflet%2002-1.pdf
Zouhar, K. (2004). Lepidium latifolium. Fire Effects Information System. Retrieved