Taxon  Report   4700    
Lepidium nitidum  Nutt.  var. howellii  C. L. Hitchc.  
(no longer an active name)
Howell's pepper grass,  Howell's pepperweed
Lepidium nitidum var. howellii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Lepidium
Parent: Lepidium nitidum
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Lepidium nitidum

NOTE: Lepidium nitidum var. howellii is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lepidium nitidum var. howellii
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: Jul 24, 2019).