Latin name: Boechera perennans (S. Watson) W.A.
  Pronunciation: BOO-ker-a per-EN-ans

  Common name: Perennial rock-cress
  Family: Brassicaceae (Mustard)
  Habitat: Rocky canyon walls and gravelly slopes
  to 7000', joshua tree and pinyon-juniper woodland,
  creosote bush scrub, yellow pine forest, eastern
  Peninsular Range, San Gabriel and San Bernardino
  Mts, desert mountains
  Blooming period: April to July
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Boechera
  2) perennans
  Formerly Arabis perennans
Return to Home Page