Calflora
Taxon  Report   11167    
Boechera constancei  (Rollins) Al-Shehbaz
Constance's rock cress
Boechera constancei
© 2008 Sierra Pacific Industries
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Boechera constancei
© 2012 Lynn Robertson
Boechera constancei
© 2004 Dean Wm. Taylor
Boechera constancei, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Arabis constancei
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Boechera constancei
© 2012 Lynn Robertson
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Boechera
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 5.9; (strict endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Arabis constancei
ICPN: Arabis suffrutescens var. perstylosa
More information about  Boechera constancei
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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).