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Unequal Rockcress (Boechera dispar)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • State: CA, NV
  • Nature Serve ID: 157137
  • Lifeform: Subshrub, Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is Unequal Rockcress (Boechera dispar) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Unequal Rockcress can be found in California, Nevada

Which CPC Partners conserve Unequal Rockcress (Boechera dispar)?

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 3 accessions of Boechera dispar in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 4806 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 3 seed accessions of Boechera dispar from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 60 maternal plants

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Taxon Boechera dispar
Authority (M.E. Jones) Al-Shehbaz
Family Brassicaceae
CPC Number 173
ITIS 22687
Duration Perennial
Common Names Unequal Rockcress
Associated Scientific Names Arabis dispar | Boechera dispar
State Rank
State State Rank
California S3
Nevada S1S2
Ecological Relationships


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