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 is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
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


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:   (Accessed: Jan 29, 2020).