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Arabis alpina

Arabis alpina L.

Alpine Rockcress

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Synonym(s): Arabis albida, Arabis alpina var. albida, Arabis alpina var. glabrata, Arabis caucasica

USDA Symbol: ARAL8

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate , Oblong , Obovate , Spatulate
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Denticulate
Leaf Apex: Acute , Obtuse
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: ME , TN
Canada: NL

Benefit

Attracts: Butterflies

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC FAC FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-10-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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