P. Rodney Thompson
Director


Address:

 

829 South Coleman
Tooele, UT 84074

Telephone Number:


Main: (435) 843-3204

 

Hours:

7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Thursday
Except Holidays
Closed Fridays

Weed Control Division - Noxious Weeds


 

Perennial Pepperweed
(Lepidium latifolium L.)


Growth Habit:
Erect perennial, numerous stems, spreading by seed and deep-seated rootstocks.

Leaves:
Alternate, lance shaped, bright green to gray-green, waxy, smooth to toothed margins, basal leaves larger than upper leaves.

Stems:
Branched, smooth, waxy, 1-3 feet tall.

Flowers:
Raceme of small white flowers in dense clusters near branch ends.

Roots:
Deep-seated and spreading.

Seeds:
Small, rounded, flattened, slightly hairy, 1/16" long, reddish brown.

Other:
Deep roots make it difficult to control.
Quackgrass

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Tooele County | 47 South Main Street | Tooele, UT 84074 | Telephone: (435) 843-3100