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Arabis laevigata var. laevigata (Smooth rockcress)
Wallace, George

Arabis laevigata var. laevigata

Arabis laevigata (Muhl. ex Willd.) Poir. var. laevigata

Smooth Rockcress

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Synonym(s): Arabis heterophylla, Arabis lyrifolia, Turritis laevigata


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

Arabis lanceolata has smooth, lanceolate, clasping leaves and down-curved or horizontal pods


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Linear , Oblanceolate , Obovate
Leaf Margin: Lobed
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Silique

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul


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

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-05-24
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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