Bodie Hills Rock Cress
(Arabis bodiensis )
Photo Copyright University and Jepson Herbartia
Description: Click for a drawing of the plant.
Distribution: Mono County, CA; West Nevada
Habitat: Pinyon-juniper community on rolling to steep topography in andesitic soils at elevations of 7500-9500 feet (2500-3100 m).
Flowering Period: June-July
Similar Plants: Arabis bodiensis could be confused with A. cobrensis based on the similarity of stem pubescence and with A. inyoensis based on the similarity of the widely spreading siliques. The gently curved, glabrous siliques distinguish A. bodiensis from the other two species.
Status: BLM Sensitive, California Native Plant Society List 1B
Field Office: Bishop