Lyrate Rockcress (Arabis lyrata)


Arabis Lyrata, or more commonly know as Lyrate Rockcress, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Arabis. Its duration is biennial or bi-annual which means it can grow or bloom twice, in the first year and the following year. Arabis Lyrata or Lyrate Rockcress's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Arabis
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • Order: Capparales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Biennial Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: OH (T) VT (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: OH (lyre-leaf rock-cress) VT (lyre-leaved rock-cress)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU- FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 2(FACU) 3(FACU-) 9(FACU) A(FACU)

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