Taxon  Report   12119    
Turritis glabra  L.
Tower rockcress
Turritis glabra
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
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Turritis glabra
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Turritis glabra
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Turritis glabra, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Turritis glabra
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Turritis
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Arabis glabra

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arabis glabra var. furcatipilis
ICPN: Arabis glabra
ICPN: Arabis glabra var. glabra
More information about  Turritis glabra
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).