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.
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


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: Apr 09, 2020).