Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3240

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & possibly Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA? NC -

Rare

Look for it in rock crevices in or thin soil around calcareous or mafic rock outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens slightly tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Silique

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Arabidopsis lyrata ssp. lyrata   FAMILY Brassicaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arabis lyrata   FAMILY Brassicaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 088-25-001:
Arabis lyrata   FAMILY Brassicaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Arabis lyrata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Arabidopsis lyrata ssp. lyrata

 

COMMON NAME:
Lyreleaf Rockcress, Dwarf Rockcress