Page author: David Giblin
Boechera sparsiflora
elegant rockcress, slender rockcress
WTU specimens
Other herbaria
WTU images

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to Idaho, Nevada, and Utah.

Habitat: From sagebrush plains to forest openings and meadows at moderate elevations.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Boechera sparsiflora (Nutt.) Dorn
Publication: Vasc. Pl. Wyoming ed. 3. 376. 2001. 2001.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Arabis arcoidea A. Nelson
Arabis campyloloba Greene [Abrams]
Arabis peramoena Greene
Arabis polytricha Greene
Arabis sparsiflora Nutt. [HC]
Arabis sparsiflora Nutt. var. peramoena (Greene) Rollins
Arabis sparsiflora Nutt. var. sparsiflora [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Boechera sparsiflora in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Boechera sparsiflora checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Boechera sparsiflora atlas page.

CalPhotos: Boechera sparsiflora photos.

USDA Plants: Boechera sparsiflora information.

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