Sicklepod Rockcress
syn. Sickle Rockcress
Arabis  sparsiflora  syn. Boechera sparsiflora
Brassicaceae (Cruciferae Family)

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Arabis sparsiflora flowers

Arabis sparsiflora plant


Photo Details -©Nicky Davis
Plants found in Goshen Canyon
39°53' 36.71" N ,  111°53'21.35" W.
Elev. 4861 feet
1. Flowers
2. Seed pods
3.  Plant

4. Flower head
5. Plant
Photos by Todd Stout

These native, perennial plants can grow up to 3 feet tall with erect stems. White to pink or purple flowers bloom May to July. Seed pod stem are .5 inch long and the pod is up to 5 inches long and can be straight f or curved.

Other Locations
29 April 2014 located in bloom at Johnson's Pass, Tooele County, Utah

Boechera is the accepted name in Inermountain Flora, Flora of North America, Colorado Flora, The Synthesis.  Arabis is the accepted name in A Utah Flora , the same as the old world plants.

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