Taxon  Report   4701    
Lepidium nitidum  Nutt.  var. nitidum   
(no longer an active name)
Shining pepper grass,  Shining peppergrass, Shining pepperweed
Lepidium nitidum var. nitidum, 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

ICPN other name:
Lepidium nitidum

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lepidium nitidum var. insigne
NOTE: Lepidium nitidum var. nitidum is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lepidium nitidum var. nitidum
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: Oct 14, 2019).