Taxon  Report   4690    
Lepidium lasiocarpum  Nutt.  var. lasiocarpum   
(no longer an active name)
Desert pepper grass,  Hairy podded pepper grass, Sand peppergrass, Shaggyfruit pepperweed
Lepidium lasiocarpum var. lasiocarpum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Lepidium
Parent: Lepidium lasiocarpum
Habitat: coastal

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Shadscale Scrub, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Lepidium lasiocarpum ssp. lasiocarpum

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lepidium lasiocarpum var. georginum
PLANTS: Lepidium lasiocarpum var. rotundum
PLANTS: Lepidium lasiocarpum var. typicum
NOTE: Lepidium lasiocarpum var. lasiocarpum is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lepidium lasiocarpum var. lasiocarpum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Dec 12, 2019).