CPC Plant Profile: Borrego Valley Pepper-grass
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Borrego Valley Pepper-grass (Lepidium flavum var. felipense)

Description
  • Global Rank: T1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 142869
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 03/23/2020

Participating Institutions
Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Lepidium flavum var. felipense in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 8467 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Lepidium flavum var. felipense from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 50 maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Lepidium flavum var. felipense
Authority C.L. Hitchc.
Family Brassicaceae
CPC Number 2478
ITIS 528723
USDA LEFLF
Common Names Borrego Valley Pepper-grass | yellow pepperweed
Associated Scientific Names Lepidium flavum var. felipense
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

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