Calflora
Taxon  Report   4683    
Lepidium fremontii  S. Watson
Desert alysum,  Desert pepper grass, Desert pepperweed
Lepidium fremontii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Lepidium

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Lepidium fremontii var. fremontii
JEF: Lepidium fremontii var. stipitatum
More information about  Lepidium fremontii

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 29, 2020).