Calflora
Taxon  Report   11417    
Boechera suffrutescens  (S. Watson) Dorn
Woody rockcress
Boechera suffrutescens
© 2014 Dana York
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Boechera suffrutescens
© 2012 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Boechera suffrutescens
© 2014 Dana York
Boechera suffrutescens, 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 suffrutescens
© 2012 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arabis suffrutescens
ICPN: Arabis suffrutescens var. suffrutescens
More information about  Boechera suffrutescens
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

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2018).

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