Calflora
Taxon  Report   4699    
Lepidium nitidum  Nutt.
Peppergrass,  Shining pepper grass, Shining pepperweed, Tongue grass
Lepidium nitidum, 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
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Lepidium
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Lepidium nitidum var. howellii
JEF: Lepidium nitidum var. oreganum
ICPN: Lepidium nitidum var. nitidum
More information about  Lepidium nitidum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LENI)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2019).