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Arabis patens

Arabis patens Sull.

Spreading Rockcress

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)


USDA Symbol: ARPA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Silique
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May


USA: AL , GA , IN , KY , MD , MS , NC , OH , PA , TN , VA , WV

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) 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 patens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Arabis patens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Arabis patens


Record Modified: 2023-03-09
Research By: CBR

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