Taxon  Report   4681 
Lepidium flavum  Torr.  var. felipense  C. L. Hitchc.
Borrego valley pepper grass,  Yellow pepperweed
Lepidium flavum var. felipense
© 2016 Fred Melgert / Carla Hoegen
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Lepidium flavum var. felipense, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Lepidium flavum var. felipense
© 2017 Fred Melgert / Carla Hoegen
Genus: Lepidium
Parent Record Lepidium flavum
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Lepidium flavum
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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:   (Accessed: May 26, 2018).

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