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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Borodinia burkii   FAMILY Brassicaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arabis laevigata var. burkii   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Boechera burkii

INCLUDED WITHIN Transfer of most North American species of Arabis to Boechera (Al-Shehbaz, 2003)
Boechera laevigata

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Arabis laevigata var. burkii

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED IN PART) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Arabis burkii

 

COMMON NAME:
Burk's Smooth Rockcress, Porter's Rockcress


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Borodinia burkii   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arabis laevigata var. burkii   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Boechera burkii

INCLUDED WITHIN Transfer of most North American species of Arabis to Boechera (Al-Shehbaz, 2003)
Boechera laevigata

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Arabis laevigata var. burkii

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED IN PART) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Arabis burkii

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3239

Forb
Biennial

Native to North Carolina

Rare

Habitat: limestone barrens, shale barrens, and other dry, rocky habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate
Stem leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Spring
Creamy white
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

Inflorescence a raceme

FRUIT:
Silique

 

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