Boechera sparsiflora

Sicklepod Rockcress

Plant family: Brassicaceae - Mustard

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Plant type: Sub-shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
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Flower Color Pink
Blooming Season Spring
Height 2-3 feet
Spread 0-1 feet
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Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Inland Sage Scrub, Woodland/Forest

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Plant Highlights

Boechera sparsiflora,(formerly Arabis sparsiflora) is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America. The leaves vary in shape from linear to arrowhead-like and may or may not have toothed edges.This plant sends up a tall flower stem with a mass of dangling flower with spoon-shaped petals in shades of purple or pink. It is rarely found in nurseries but we encourage planting as this is and important larval host for the Orangetip butterfly.

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