Pepperwort, Dittander Pefperwort, or Poor-man's-Pepper ; Lepidium latifoium, L. an indigeneous plant, growing in meadows and pastures, where it flowers in the months of June and July.—The whole plant possesses an extremely hot taste, not unlike pepper; and the leaves are frequently employed by the country people, as a substitute for that spice. —It is esteemed an acrid antiscorbutic ; Was formerly used instead of the Horse-radish Scurvy-grass ; and may be easily propagated by.its spreading roots.