Taxon  Report   4699 
Lepidium nitidum  Torrey & A. Gray
peppergrass,  shining pepper grass, shining pepperweed, tongue grass

Lepidium nitidum
© 2001 Steven Thorsted
Lepidium nitidum, a dicot, is an annual 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 nitidum
© 2009 Ron Wolf
Genus: Lepidium
Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Lepidium nitidum var. howellii
TJM2: Lepidium nitidum var. oreganum
TJM2: Lepidium nitidum var. nitidum
 Information about  Lepidium nitidum  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 04, 2015).

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