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Shockley's Rockcress (Boechera shockleyi)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • State: CA, NV, UT
  • Nature Serve ID: 142388
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is Shockley's Rockcress (Boechera shockleyi) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Shockley's Rockcress can be found in California, Nevada, Utah

Which CPC Partners conserve Shockley's Rockcress (Boechera shockleyi)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Boechera shockleyi in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 14079 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Boechera shockleyi from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 31 maternal plants

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Taxon Boechera shockleyi
Authority (Munz) Dorn
Family Brassicaceae
CPC Number 196
ITIS 22733
Duration Perennial
Common Names Shockley's Rockcress
Associated Scientific Names Arabis shockleyi | Boechera shockleyi
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Nevada S3
Utah S2?
Ecological Relationships


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