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Johnston's Rockcress (Boechera johnstonii)

  • Global Rank: N/A
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 1236767
  • Lifeform: Subshrub, Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/17/2019

Where is Johnston's Rockcress (Boechera johnstonii) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Johnston's Rockcress can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Johnston's Rockcress (Boechera johnstonii)?

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 johnstonii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 1562 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 johnstonii from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Taxon Boechera johnstonii
Authority (Munz) Al-Shehbaz
Family Brassicaceae
CPC Number 179
ITIS 823176
Duration Perennial
Common Names Johnston's rockcress
Associated Scientific Names Arabis johnstonii | Boechera johnstonii
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Ecological Relationships


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