Taxon  Report   11414    
Boechera sparsiflora  (Nutt.) Dorn
Sicklepod rockcress
Boechera sparsiflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Boechera
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Arabis sparsiflora var. sparsiflora

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arabis sparsiflora
ICPN: Arabis sparsiflora var. sparsiflora
More information about  Boechera sparsiflora
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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:   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2019).