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Boechera  Á. Löve & D. Löve
Taxonomic Serial No.: 822949

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s):    
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderBrassicales   
                            FamilyBrassicaceae  – mustards, moutardes, crucifers  
                               GenusBoechera Á. Löve & D. Löve  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Boechera acutina (Greene) Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera arcuata (Nutt.) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – elegant rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera atrorubens (Suksd. ex Greene) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – elegant rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera bodiensis (Rollins) Al-Shehbaz – Bodie Hills rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera breweri (S. Watson) Al-Shehbaz – Brewer's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera burkii (Porter) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – Burk's smooth rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera calderi (G.A. Mulligan) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – Calder's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera californica (Rollins) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – California rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera canadensis (L.) Al-Shehbaz – sicklepod 
                                  Species Boechera cascadensis Windham & Al-Shehbaz – Thompson's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera cobrensis (M.E. Jones) Dorn – sagebrush rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera collinsii (Fernald) Á. Löve & D. Löve – Collins' rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera consanguinea (Greene) Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera constancei (Rollins) Al-Shehbaz – Constance's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera covillei (Greene) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – pioneer rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera crandallii (B.L. Rob.) W.A. Weber – Crandall's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera cusickii (S. Watson) Al-Shehbaz – Cusick's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera davidsonii (Greene) N.H. Holmgren – Davidson's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera dentata (Raf.) Al-Shehbaz & Zarucchi – Short's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera depauperata (A. Nelson & P.B. Kenn.) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – soldier rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera dispar (M.E. Jones) Al-Shehbaz – pinyon rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera divaricarpa (A. Nelson) Á. Löve & D. Löve – spreadingpod rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera drepanoloba (Greene) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – soldier rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera duchesnensis (Rollins) Windham, Al-Shehbaz & Allphin – Duchesne rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera elkoensis Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera evadens Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera falcatoria (Rollins) Dorn – Grouse Creek rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera falcifructa (Rollins) Al-Shehbaz – Elko rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera fecunda (Rollins) Dorn – Mt. Sapphire rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera fendleri (S. Watson) W.A. Weber – Fendler's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera fernaldiana (Rollins) W.A. Weber – park rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera formosa (Greene) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – beautiful rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera fructicosa (A. Nelson) Al-Shehbaz – fruit rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera glareosa Dorn  
                                  Species Boechera glaucovalvula (M.E. Jones) Al-Shehbaz – bluepod rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera goodrichii (S.L. Welsh) N.H. Holmgren  
                                  Species Boechera gracilenta (Greene) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – Selby's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera gracilipes (Greene) Dorn – Flagstaff rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera grahamii (Lehm.) Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera gunnisoniana (Rollins) W.A. Weber – Gunnison's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera harrisonii (S.L. Welsh) Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera hastatula (Greene) Al-Shehbaz – eared rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera hoffmannii (Munz) Al-Shehbaz – Hoffmann's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera holboellii (Hornem.) Á. Löve & D. Löve – Holboell's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera horizontalis (Greene) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – horizontal woody rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera howellii (S. Watson) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – pioneer rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera inyoensis (Rollins) Al-Shehbaz – Inyo rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera johnstonii (Munz) Al-Shehbaz – Johnston's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera koehleri (Howell) Al-Shehbaz – Koehler's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera laevigata (Muhl. ex Willd.) Al-Shehbaz – smooth rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera languida (Rollins) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – nodding rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera lasiocarpa (Rollins) Dorn – Wasatch rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera lemmonii (S. Watson) W.A. Weber – Lemmon's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera lignifera (A. Nelson) W.A. Weber – desert rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera lincolnensis Windham & Al-Shehbaz – Muncy rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera lyallii (S. Watson) Dorn – Lyall's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera macounii (S. Watson) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – Macoun's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera microphylla (Nutt.) Dorn – littleleaf rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera missouriensis (Greene) Al-Shehbaz – green rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera nevadensis (Tidestr.) Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera ophira (Rollins) Al-Shehbaz – Ophir Pass rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera oxylobula (Greene) W.A. Weber – Glenwood Springs rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera paddoensis (Rollins) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – Paddo rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera pallidifolia (Rollins) W.A. Weber – Gunnison County rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera parishii (S. Watson) Al-Shehbaz – dwarf rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera pauciflora (Nutt.) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – hairystem rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera paupercula (Greene) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – Lyall's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera peirsonii Windham & Al-Shehbaz – Brewer's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera pendulina (Greene) W.A. Weber – rabbit ear rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera pendulocarpa (A. Nelson) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – dropseed rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera perennans (S. Watson) W.A. Weber – perennial rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera perstellata (E.L. Braun) Al-Shehbaz – Nevada rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera pinetorum (Tidestr.) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – Holboell's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera pinzliae (Rollins) Al-Shehbaz – Boundary Peak rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera platysperma (A. Gray) Al-Shehbaz – pioneer rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera polyantha (Greene) Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera porphyrea (Wooton & Standl.) Windham, Al-Shehbaz & P.J. Alexander  
                                  Species Boechera pratincola (Greene) Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera puberula (Nutt.) Dorn – silver rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera pulchra (M.E. Jones ex S. Watson) W.A. Weber – beautiful rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera pusilla (Rollins) Dorn – Fremont County rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera pygmaea (Rollins) Al-Shehbaz – Tulare County rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera quebecensis Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera rectissima (Greene) Al-Shehbaz – bristlyleaf rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera repanda (S. Watson) Al-Shehbaz – Yosemite rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera retrofracta (Graham) Á. Löve & D. Löve  
                                  Species Boechera rigidissima (Rollins) Al-Shehbaz – Trinity Mountain rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera rollei (Rollins) Al-Shehbaz – Klamath River rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera rollinsiorum Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera rubicundula (Jeps.) Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera saximontana (Rollins) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – Cross Mountain rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera schistacea (Rollins) Dorn – divided rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera serotina (E.S. Steele) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – shale barren rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera serpenticola Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera shevockii Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera shockleyi (Munz) Dorn – Shockley's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera sparsiflora (Nutt.) Dorn – sicklepod rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera spatifolia (Rydb.) Windham & Al-Shehbaz – spoonleaf rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera stricta (Graham) Al-Shehbaz – Drummond's rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera subpinnatifida (S. Watson) Al-Shehbaz – Klamath rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera suffrutescens (S. Watson) Dorn – woody rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera texana Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera tiehmii (Rollins) Al-Shehbaz – Carson Range rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera tularensis Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera ultraalsa Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera villosa Windham & Al-Shehbaz  
                                  Species Boechera williamsii (Rollins) Dorn – Wind River rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera xylopoda Windham & Al-Shehbaz – beautiful rockcress 
                                  Species Boechera yorkii S. Boyd – Last Chance rockcress 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz  
  Notes: Senior Curator, Missouri Botanical Garden, P.O. Box 299, St. Louis, Missouri, 63166-0299, USA   
  Reference for: Boechera    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Brassicaceae, Capparaceae and Cleomaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Boechera   
       
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