Taxon  Report   4683 
Lepidium fremontii  S. Watson
Desert allysum,  Desert pepper grass, Desert pepperweed
Lepidium fremontii
© 2015 Ron Wolf
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Lepidium fremontii
© 2005 Steve Matson
Lepidium fremontii
© 2010 Steve Matson
Lepidium fremontii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lepidium fremontii
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Lepidium
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Lepidium fremontii var. stipitatum
TJM2: Lepidium fremontii var. fremontii
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 25, 2017).

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