Calflora
Taxon  Report   11170    
Boechera parishii  (S. Watson) Al-Shehbaz
Parish's rock cress
Boechera parishii
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Boechera parishii
© 2018 Matt C. Berger
Boechera parishii
© 2005 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Boechera parishii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Arabis parishii
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Boechera parishii
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Boechera
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Habitat: pebble-plain

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Arabis parishii
More information about  Boechera parishii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).