Calflora
Taxon  Report   456    
Arabis holboellii  Hornem.
Holboell's rock cress,  Holboell's rockcress
Arabis holboellii
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Arabis holboellii
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Arabis holboellii
© 2007 Norman Jensen
Arabis holboellii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Arabis holboellii
© 2007 Norman Jensen
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Arabis
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Boechera holboellii
More information about  Arabis holboellii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARHO2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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 17, 2018).

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