E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Boechera microphylla (Nutt.) Dorn
crevice suncress
Brassicaceae (Mustard family)

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Distribution of Boechera microphylla
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Boechera microphylla sensu stricto is accepted for BC in the Flora North America. Probably limited in BC to the Okanagan, maybe north to the Fraser Canyon in the Chilcotin. It's a species of rock crevices, usually at low elevations.

Source: British Columbia Conservation Data Centre notes.


Ecological Framework for Boechera microphylla

The table below shows the species-specific information calculated from
original data (BEC database) provided by the BC Ministry of Forests and Range.
(Updated August, 2013)

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Value / Class




Elevation (metres) 850 2204 2562
Slope Gradient (%) 0 26 82
Aspect (degrees)
[0 - N; 90 - E; 180 - S; 270 - W]
0 334 335
Soil Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
1 3 5
Modal Nutrient Regime
Number of field plots
 species was recorded in:
Modal BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in: AT(22), ESSF(5), IDF(1)

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Arabis microphylla Nutt.

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