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Arabis boivinii

Arabis boivinii G. Mulligan

Boivin's Rock Cress, Boivin's Rockcress

Brassicaceae (Mustard family)


USDA Symbol: ARBO7

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial , Biennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


Canada: QC , SK , YT
Native Habitat: Rocky slopes and sandy soil in prairies and open forests.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-10-27
Research By: CBR

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