Latin name: Lepidium flavum Torrey
  Pronunciation: leh-PID-ee-um FLAY-vum

  Common name: Yellow peppergrass
  Family: Brassicaceae (Mustard)
  Habitat: Semi-alkaline flats and washes below 4500',
  creosote bush scrub and joshua tree woodland, both
  deserts

  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Lepidium
  2) flavum
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