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Arabis x divaricarpa (Spreadingpod rockcress) | NPIN

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Arabis ×divaricarpa

Arabis ×divaricarpa A. Nelson (pro sp.)

Spreadingpod rockcress

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Synonym(s): Arabis acutina, Arabis confinis var. interposita, Arabis divaricarpa var. dechamplainii, Arabis divaricarpa var. interposita, Arabis divaricarpa var. stenocarpa, Arabis divaricarpa var. typica, Arabis interposita, Boechera divaricarpa, Boechera grahamii

USDA Symbol: ARDI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial , Biennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May


USA: AK , CA , CO , IA , ID , ME , MI , MN , MT , ND , NE , NH , NM , NV , NY , OH , OR , SD , UT , VT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: NB


Attracts: Butterflies
Larval Host: Beckers & spring whites

Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)

Arabis x divaricarpa is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
Spring White
(Pontia sisymbrii)

Larval Host
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Bibref 1186 - Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America (2005) Covell, C.V., Jr.
Bibref 1185 - Field Guide to Western Butterflies (Peterson Field Guides) (1999) Opler, P.A. and A.B. Wright

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Arabis x divaricarpa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Arabis x divaricarpa in the Flora of North America (if available)
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Record Modified: 2011-07-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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