Calflora
Taxon  Report   11404    
Boechera perennans  (S. Watson) W.A. Weber
Perennial rockcress
Boechera perennans
© 2005 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Boechera perennans
© 2007 Trent M. Draper
Boechera perennans
© 2005 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Boechera perennans, 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 perennans
© 2007 Trent M. Draper
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Arabis perennans

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arabis perennans
More information about  Boechera perennans
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARPE2)

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: Oct 23, 2018).

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