Taxon  Report   11409    
Boechera pulchra  (M.E. Jones ex S. Watson) W.A. Weber
Beautiful rockcress
Boechera pulchra
© 2001 Larry Blakely
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Boechera pulchra
© 2012 Steve Matson
Boechera pulchra
© 2010 James M. Andre
Boechera pulchra, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Boechera pulchra
© 2012 Sangeet Khalsa
Genus: Boechera
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Arabis pulchra var. pulchra

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arabis pulchra
ICPN: Arabis pulchra var. pulchra
More information about  Boechera pulchra
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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 22, 2019).