Calflora
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 also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Brassicaceae  
Genus: Lepidium

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFLepidium montanum ssp. canescens
JEFLepidium montanum ssp. cinereum
JEFLepidium montanum var. canescens
JEFLepidium montanum var. cinereum
More information about  Lepidium montanum

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/24/2021).