Calflora
Taxon  Report   448    
Arabis glabra  (L.) Bernh.  
(no longer an active name)
Smooth rock cress,  Tower mustard, Towermustard rockcress
Arabis glabra, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Arabis

Habitat: canyons

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Turritis glabra

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arabis glabra var. furcatipilis
PLANTS: Arabis glabra var. glabra
PLANTS: Turritis glabra
NOTE: Arabis glabra is no longer an active name.
More information about  Arabis glabra
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARGL)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 13, 2020).