Boechera tularensis
Common Name: Tulare rockcress
Family: Brassicaceae
Element Code: PDBRA40130
Full Name: Boechera tularensis Windham & Al-Shehbaz

2015 Dana York
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial herb
  • Blooming Period: May - August
  • Habitat: Rocky slopes, sometimes roadsides.
    • Subalpine coniferous forest
    • Upper montane coniferous forest
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 28
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 0 0 0 0 28
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    28 0
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    28 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Historical occurrences need field surveys. Possibly threatened by vehicles and recreational activities. Similar to B. pinetorum and B. retrofracta. See Harvard Papers in Botany 12(1):235-257 (2007) for original description.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 2011-07-05
  • Last Update: 2015-07-23
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 1825 - 3350 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    El Dorado (ELD),  Fresno (FRE),  Inyo (INY),  Madera (MAD),  Mono (MNO),  Mariposa (MPA),  Tulare (TUL)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Monache Mountain (306B) 36118B2,  Crag Peak (306C) 36118A2,  Casa Vieja Meadows (307A) 36118B3,  Bonita Meadows (307D) 36118A3,  Cirque Peak (329B) 36118D2,  Templeton Mtn. (329C) 36118C2,  Johnson Peak (330A) 36118D3,  Chagoopa Falls (330B) 36118D4,  Kern Peak (330D) 36118C3,  Mineral King (331A) 36118D5,  Muir Grove (354A) 36118F7,  Slide Bluffs (374B) 36118H6,  Cedar Grove (374C) 36118G6,  Mt. Darwin (394B) 37118B6,  Ward Mountain (395B) 37118B8,  Courtright Reservoir (395C) 37118A8,  Dogtooth Peak (396A) 37119B1,  Mt. Abbot (415A) 37118D7,  Graveyard Peak (415B) 37118D8,  Florence Lake (415C) 37118C8,  Mammoth Mtn. (435A) 37119F1,  Half Dome (437A) 37119F5,  El Capitan (437B) 37119F6,  Lundy (470C) 38119A2,  Emerald Bay (523A) 38120H1
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 3566
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

36118B2=Monache Mountain (306B) 36118B2;36118A2=Crag Peak (306C) 36118A2;36118B3=Casa Vieja Meadows (307A) 36118B3;36118A3=Bonita Meadows (307D) 36118A3;36118D2=Cirque Peak (329B) 36118D2;36118C2=Templeton Mtn. (329C) 36118C2;36118D3=Johnson Peak (330A) 36118D3;36118D4=Chagoopa Falls (330B) 36118D4;36118C3=Kern Peak (330D) 36118C3;36118D5=Mineral King (331A) 36118D5;36118F7=Muir Grove (354A) 36118F7;36118H6=Slide Bluffs (374B) 36118H6;36118G6=Cedar Grove (374C) 36118G6;37118B6=Mt. Darwin (394B) 37118B6;37118B8=Ward Mountain (395B) 37118B8;37118A8=Courtright Reservoir (395C) 37118A8;37119B1=Dogtooth Peak (396A) 37119B1;37118D7=Mt. Abbot (415A) 37118D7;37118D8=Graveyard Peak (415B) 37118D8;37118C8=Florence Lake (415C) 37118C8;37119F1=Mammoth Mtn. (435A) 37119F1;37119F5=Half Dome (437A) 37119F5;37119F6=El Capitan (437B) 37119F6;38119A2=Lundy (470C) 38119A2;38120H1=Emerald Bay (523A) 38120H1