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Arabis hirsuta (Hairy rockcress)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Arabis hirsuta

Arabis hirsuta (L.) Scop.

Hairy rockcress

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ARHI

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

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: AK , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , SD , TN , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NS
Native Habitat: Alpine,Rocky Bluff

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Natural Biodiversity - Johnstown, PA

From the Archive

Wildflower Newsletter1990 VOL. 7, NO.4 - Research Update, Wild-Collecting Endangers Natives, Director's Report, Maryland ...

Additional resources

USDA: Find Arabis hirsuta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Arabis hirsuta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Arabis hirsuta

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2013-08-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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