Taxon  Report   4692    
Lepidium latipes  Hook.
Dwarf pepper grass,  Dwarf peppergrass, San diego pepperweed
Lepidium latipes
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lepidium latipes
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Lepidium latipes
© 2011 Debra L. Cook
Lepidium latipes, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Lepidium latipes
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Genus: Lepidium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lepidium latipes var. heckardii
ICPN: Lepidium latipes var. latipes
More information about  Lepidium latipes
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 22, 2019).