Lepidium draba (=Cardaria draba)
heartpod hoarycress, whitetop, hoary cress
cropland/pastureland, rangeland, riparian/aquatic
Regions likely to be Impacted:
Present in Neighboring States?
CO, KS, MO, NM, TX
Currently known from Oklahoma?
K. George Beck and James Sebastian, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
What you should know!
Large infestations displace native species and reduce grazing quality. Produces glucosinolates, which may inhibit germination and growth of other plants. Considered by many to be at least mildly toxic to livestock. Intentionally introduced as a food crop and an ornamental.