Taxon  Report   4695    
Lepidium montanum  Nutt.
Mountain pepper grass,  Mountain pepperweed
Lepidium montanum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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

Alternate Names:
JEF: Lepidium montanum ssp. canescens
JEF: Lepidium montanum ssp. cinereum
JEF: Lepidium montanum var. canescens
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More information about  Lepidium montanum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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: Sep 22, 2019).