Taxon  Report   4677    
Lepidium dictyotum  A. Gray
Alkali pepperweed,  Net pepper grass
Lepidium dictyotum
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
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Lepidium dictyotum
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Lepidium dictyotum
© 2009 California State University, Stanislaus
Lepidium dictyotum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lepidium dictyotum
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Genus: Lepidium
Communities: Valley Grassland, Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lepidium dictyotum var. dictyotum
ICPN: Lepidium acutidens var. microcarpum
More information about  Lepidium dictyotum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 16, 2019).