Calflora
Taxon  Report   11409    
Boechera pulchra  (M.E. Jones ex S. Watson) W.A. Weber
Beautiful rockcress
Boechera pulchra
© 2012 Sangeet Khalsa
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Boechera pulchra
© 2010 James M. Andre
Boechera pulchra
© 2001 Larry Blakely
Boechera pulchra, 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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Boechera pulchra
© 2012 Steve Matson
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Boechera
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Arabis pulchra var. pulchra

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arabis pulchra
ICPN: Arabis pulchra var. pulchra
More information about  Boechera pulchra
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARPUP2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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