Lepidium graminifolium L.

Tall pepperwort

source: Jacob Sturm (1796), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (pub.domain)
source: Jacob Sturm (1796), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (pub.domain)


GrinTax Lepidium graminifolium L.
The Plant list Lepidium graminifolium L.
English name Tall pepperwort

Crop relationship
Garden cress same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence very rare
Status Red List: vulnerable
Legal protection unlisted

Conservation in the Netherlands

A) In protected areas per province

For subareas the link to the larger area is provided.

a = actually present, p = possible
(see: About CWRnl / Methodology)


  • Bemmelse Gendtse en Klompenwaard (SBB [a])
  • Doddendaal (SBB [a])
  • Drutense en Deestsewaard (SBB [p])
  • Huissense en Roswaard (SBB [p])
  • Loenense en Oosterhoutsewaard (SBB [p])
  • Meinerswijk-Lingezegen (SBB [p])
  • Ooijpolder en Millingerwaard (SBB [a])
  • Oude Rijnstrangen (SBB [p])
  • Velperwaarden (NM [p])
  • Waarden bij Heesselt (SBB [a])
  • Waarden bij Hurwenen (SBB [p])
  • Waarden bij Wamel (SBB [a])


  • Waarden bij Gameren (SBB [p])


  • Tholen (SBB [p])

B) In genebank

  • CGN: no material

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence
  • green: management type maps with areas that qualify for financial support (largely representing the Dutch network of protected areas). Protected water areas are not shown (IJsselmeer, Markermeer and all Frisian lakes, Randmeren & Vechtplassen).

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe SW-Europe
Asia -
Africa N-Africa
North-America -
South-America -
Australia -
source:, 2015
source:, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, June 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.ilpyy0
Distribution data GBIF, June 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.ilpyy0

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information