Taxon  Report   4703    
Lepidium oblongum  Small
Veiny pepper grass,  Veiny pepperweed, Wayside peppergrass
Lepidium oblongum
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lepidium oblongum
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Lepidium oblongum
© 2006 Steve Matson
Lepidium oblongum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Lepidium oblongum
© 2017 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Lepidium
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lepidium oblongum var. insulare
ICPN: Lepidium oblongum var. oblongum
More information about  Lepidium oblongum
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 23, 2019).