Latin name: Lepidium lasiocarpum Torrey & A. Gray ssp. lasiocarpum
Pronunciation: le-PID-ee-um las-ee-oh-KAR-pum
Common name: Hairy-podded peppergrass
Family: Brassicaceae (Mustard)
Habitat: Grassy slopes and sandy flats to 5000', creosote bush and shadscale scrub, valley grassland from Santa Barbara Co. south
Blooming period: February to May
Name derivations: 1) Lepidium 2) lasiocarpum