Calflora
Taxon  Report   476    
Arabis platysperma  A. Gray  
(no longer an active name)
Broad seeded rock cress,  Pioneer rockcress
Arabis 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.
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
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Arabis

Habitat: slopes

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

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Boechera elkoensis

JEF other name:
Boechera platysperma

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arabis conferta
ICPN: Arabis oligantha
NOTE: Arabis platysperma is no longer an active name.
More information about  Arabis platysperma
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARPL)


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 14, 2020).