Calflora
Taxon  Report   11264    
Arabis mcdonaldiana  Eastw.
Mcdonald's rock cress
Arabis mcdonaldiana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and Oregon.
also called Arabis macdonaldiana
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.
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Observation Search
(63 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Arabis

Ultramafic affinity: 5.4; (broad endemic)

Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Arabis blepharophylla var. macdonaldiana
JEF + CNPS: Arabis macdonaldiana
JEF: Arabis serpentinicola
More information about  Arabis mcdonaldiana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 09, 2020).