Calflora
Taxon  Report   469    
Arabis macdonaldiana  Eastw.  (no longer an active name; please see Arabis mcdonaldiana)
Mcdonald's rock cress
Arabis macdonaldiana
© 2003 Norman Jensen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Arabis macdonaldiana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Oregon.
also called Arabis mcdonaldiana


It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Plant Characteristics
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Arabis macdonaldiana
© 2008 Norman Jensen
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Arabis
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 5.4; (broad endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN + CNPS accepted name:
Arabis mcdonaldiana

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arabis blepharophylla var. macdonaldiana
PLANTS: Arabis serpentinicola
NOTE: Arabis macdonaldiana is no longer an active name.
More information about  Arabis macdonaldiana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARMA33)

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 15, 2018).

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