Calflora
Taxon  Report   11394    
Boechera howellii  (S. Watson) Windham & Al-Shehbaz
Howell's rockcress
Boechera howellii
© 2015 Dana York
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Boechera howellii
© 2007 Aaron Schusteff
Boechera howellii
© 2015 Dana York
Boechera howellii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Boechera howellii
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Boechera
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arabis platysperma var. howellii
More information about  Boechera howellii
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

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).