Taxon  Report   11393    
Boechera hoffmannii  (Munz) Al-Shehbaz
Hoffmann's rockcress
Boechera hoffmannii
© 2006 Hartmut Wisch
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Boechera hoffmannii
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Boechera hoffmannii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Arabis hoffmannii
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the Federal Government as Endangered .

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Boechera hoffmannii
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Genus: Boechera
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub

Habitat: cliffs, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Arabis hoffmannii
More information about  Boechera hoffmannii
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 (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).