Calflora
Taxon  Report   11412    
Boechera retrofracta  (Graham) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Reflexed rockcress
Boechera retrofracta
© 2016 John Doyen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Boechera retrofracta
© 2013 Barry Breckling
Boechera retrofracta
© 2007 Norman Jensen
Boechera retrofracta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Boechera retrofracta
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Boechera
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Arabis holboellii var. retrofracta

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arabis holboellii var. retrofracta
ICPN: Arabis retrofracta
More information about  Boechera retrofracta
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARHOR)

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 20, 2019).