Taxon  Report   4671    
Lepidium densiflorum  Schrad.
Common pepper grass,  Common pepperweed
Lepidium densiflorum
© 2014 Robert Sikora
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lepidium densiflorum
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Lepidium densiflorum
© 2013 John Doyen
Lepidium densiflorum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Lepidium densiflorum
© 2011 Steve Matson
Genus: Lepidium
Communities: wetland-riparian

Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Lepidium densiflorum var. densiflorum
PLANTS: Lepidium texanum
PLANTS: Lepidium ramosum
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More information about  Lepidium densiflorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).