Jepson Flora Project: Jepson Interchange for California Floristics    
Lepidium ruderale L.
Initial Editorial Analysis 25 Jun 2009
Source of Report for California  
a The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1], as cited in Kartesz & Meacham
b Simpson, M. G., and J. P. Rebman, 1996. Checklist of the Vascular Plants of San Diego County. 3rd edition. SDSU Herbarium Press, San Diego, CA
Initial Editorial Comments Lepidium ruderale "of many authors" treated as synonym of Lepidium densiflorum in Munz (p. 227); despite Kartesz & Meacham citation, in no way mentioned in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]; "present in widely separated places, especially in eastern US and Canada, sporadic elsewhere in NA; native of Eurasia" in The Cruciferae of Continental North America, Reed C. Rollins; naturalized in CA, not listed in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1], according to Simpson & Rebman, 1996.
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 25 Jun 2009 e-mail from Margriet Wetherwax, including forwarded e-mail of 25 Jun 2009 from Ihsan Al-Shehbaz, The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] author see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that, according to Ihsan Al-Shehbaz The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] author), the single specimen identified as Lepidium ruderale L. in CCH belongs instead to Lepidium virginicum.
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, does not occur in CA
Current Status JFP-8, accepted name for taxon not occurring in CA (erroneous reports, misapplication of names, misidentifications, other exclusions)
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 25 Jun 2009
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Lepidium
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Lepidium

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