Lepidium latifolium L.

Broadleaved pepperweed

source: Willem Braam, Verspreidingsatlas 2015
source: Willem Braam, Verspreidingsatlas 2015


GrinTax Lepidium latifolium L.
The Plant list Lepidium latifolium L.
English name Broadleaved pepperweed

Crop relationship
Garden cress same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence rare
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source:

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe Mediterranean region till Central-Europe
Asia Central-Asia
Africa -
North-America temperate zones
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, July 2017. doi:10.15468/dl.y4o7oh
Distribution data GBIF, July 2017. doi:10.15468/dl.y4o7oh

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information