Taxon  Report   11414 
Boechera sparsiflora  (Nutt.) Dorn
Sicklepod rockcress
Boechera sparsiflora
© 2005 Charles E. Jones
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Boechera sparsiflora
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Boechera sparsiflora
© 2015 John Doyen
Boechera sparsiflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Boechera sparsiflora
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Boechera
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: slopes
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Arabis sparsiflora var. sparsiflora
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ICPN: Arabis sparsiflora
ICPN: Arabis sparsiflora var. sparsiflora
More information about  Boechera sparsiflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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:   (Accessed: Jul 18, 2018).

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