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Arabis laevigata (Smooth rockcress)
Cressler, Alan

Arabis laevigata

Arabis laevigata (Muhl. ex Willd.) Poir.

Smooth Rockcress

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)



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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Silique
Size Notes: To about 42 inches in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: AL , AR , CO , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON , QC

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-03-11
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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