Taxon  Report   4695 
Lepidium montanum  Nutt.
mountain pepper grass, mountain pepperweed
Lepidium montanum, 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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© 2003 Yulan Tong
 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations



Bloom Period
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Lepidium
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Lepidium montanum ssp. canescens
TJM2: Lepidium montanum ssp. cinereum
TJM2: Lepidium montanum var. canescens
TJM2: Lepidium montanum var. cinereum
TJM2: Lepidium montanum var. montanum
 Information about  Lepidium montanum  from other sources:
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website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (LEMO2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 20, 2014).

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