A weedy prostrate or erect, hairy annual, in sandy washes, roadsides, dry flats, with tiny, unnoticeable flowers. Found in CCo, SW, D to CO, AZ, Baja, CA. Flowers appear purplish (actually the sepals). You'll commonly find it in a disturbed site associated with European weeds. DO NOT USE in RESTORATION or landscaping!!!
Lepidium lasiocarpum tolerates sand and seasonal flooding.
Foliage of Lepidium lasiocarpum is stressdeciduous.
Flower of Lepidium lasiocarpum has color violet.
Communities for Lepidium lasiocarpum:Creosote Bush Scrub and Sagebrush Scrub.