Calflora
Taxon  Report   11166    
Boechera cobrensis  (M.E. Jones) Dorn
Masonic rock cress
Boechera cobrensis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Boechera cobrensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Boechera cobrensis
© 1998 Dean Wm. Taylor
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Northern Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Arabis cobrensis

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARCO)

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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