Calflora
Taxon  Report   11792    
Lepidium virginicum  L.  ssp. menziesii  (DC.) Thell.
Robinson's pepper grass
Lepidium virginicum ssp. menziesii
© 2011 Ramona Robison
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lepidium virginicum ssp. menziesii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Lepidium
Parent: Lepidium virginicum
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lepidium virginicum var. medium
ICPN: Lepidium virginicum var. menziesii
ICPN: Lepidium virginicum var. pubescens
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More information about  Lepidium virginicum ssp. menziesii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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