Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3239

Forb
Biennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in limestone barrens, shale barrens, and other dry, rocky habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Boechera burkii   FAMILY Brassicaceae

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

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

LESS THAN (MISAPPLIED IN PART) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Arabis burkii

 

COMMON NAME:
Burk's Smooth Rockcress


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