© Eileen Brown (Photo ID #19827)
Short-lived perennial herb from a simple or branched stem-base; stems 1-several, branched, 30-80 cm tall, glabrous throughout or with simple or 2-branched hairs basally.
Basal leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, entire, 2-7 mm long, 3-15 mm wide, narrowed to a slender stalk; stem leaves overlapping, unstalked, ear-like at the bases, oblong-lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, 1.5-3 cm long, 3-15 mm wide.
Few- to many-flowered racemes; petals 7-12 mm long, white; outer sepals slightly bulging on one side at the base.
siliques, erect, straight or slightly curved, glabrous, 3-9 cm long, 2-3 mm wide; seeds in 2 rows, about 2 mm long, with wings to 1 mm wide on one side of seed.
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Illustration Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia
||Value / Class
Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
of field plots
species was recorded in:
BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in
|AT(32), BAFA(4), BG(3), BWBS(1), ESSF(40), IDF(18), IMA(6), MS(6), PP(6), SBPS(1), SBS(4), SWB(4)|
Source: Klinkenberg 2013
Synonyms and Alternate Names:
Arabis arcoidea A. Nelson
Arabis drummondii A. Gray
Erysimum drummondii (A. Gray) Kuntze
Streptanthus angustifolius Nuttall
Turritis stricta Graham