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Steve Dewey, Utah State University,

Broadleaved pepperweed

Lepidium latifolium

Broadleaved pepperweed (Lepidium latifolium) is an invasive plant. It was first detected in Utah in 1986.

Perennial pepperweed is a highly invasive perennial. It can invade a wide range of wetlands, marshes, and floodplains. The plants displace native plants and animals.