Calflora
Taxon  Report   11406    
Boechera platysperma  (A. Gray) Al-Shehbaz
Pioneer rockcress
Boechera platysperma, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Arabis platysperma

Bloom Period
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Boechera
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Arabis platysperma
More information about  Boechera platysperma
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2019).