Species Details

Boechera parishii

Parish's rockcress

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Scientific Name:
Boechera parishii (S. Watson) Al-Shehbaz
Common Name:
Parish's rockcress
Family: Brassicaceae
Element Code: PDBRA061C0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May
Elevation:
1770 - 2990 meters
5805 - 9810 feet
General Habitat:
  • Pebble (Pavement) plain
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat: quartzite on clay
Micro Habitat:
  • Carbonate (sometimes)
  • Rocky
Notes:
Known only from the San Bernardino Mtns. Threatened by vehicles, carbonate mining, development, grazing, trampling, non-native plants, and road construction. Possibly threatened by illegal dumping. See Rhodora 43(511):468-469 (1941) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 44
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 11 3 1 1 26
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 21
Recent <=20 Years 23
Presence:
Presumed Extant 43
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Big Bear City (3411637), Big Bear Lake (3411628), Butler Peak (3411731), Catclaw Flat (3411616), Fawnskin (3411638), Moonridge (3411627), Onyx Peak (3411626), Rattlesnake Canyon (3411636), San Gorgonio Mtn. (3411617)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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