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Arabis caucasica

Synonyms: Arabis albida; Arabis alpina subsp. caucasica; Arabis alpina subsp. flavescens; Arabis alpina var. flavescens; Arabis billardieri; Arabis caucasica subsp. brevifolia; Arabis caucasica subsp. caucasica; Arabis dolichothrix; Arabis flaviflora; Arabis thyrsoidea; Arabis viscosa; Erysimum albidum

Wikipedia Abstract

Arabis caucasica is a species of flowering plant in the mustard family (Brassicaceae) known by the common names garden arabis, mountain rock cress or Caucasian rockcress. It is native to south eastern Europe and the Mediterranean.
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Height [2]  6 inches (0.15 m)
Width [2]  39 inches (1 m)
Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Edible [2]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [2]  Hermaphrodite
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Pollinators [2]  Bees, Lepidoptera
Structure [3]  Herb
Usage [2]  A good ground cover plant for sunny positions;
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Avon Gorge Woodlands 376 England, United Kingdom
Berwyn a Mynyddoedd de Clwyd/ Berwyn and South Clwyd Mountains 67265 Wales, United Kingdom
Burnham Beeches 946 England, United Kingdom  
Exmoor Heaths 26455 England, United Kingdom
Firth of Tay & Eden Estuary 38085 Scotland, United Kingdom
Kavkazskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 692723 Krasnodar, Karachay-Cherkessia, Adygea, Russia
Limestone Coast of South West Wales/ Arfordir Calchfaen de Orllewin Cymru 3940 Wales, United Kingdom  
Lyme Bay and Torbay 77215 England, United Kingdom
Migneint–Arenig–Dduallt 49343 Wales, United Kingdom
Monte Iato, Kumeta, Maganoce e Pizzo Parrino 7497 Italy  
Monte Matassaro, Monte Gradara e Monte Signora 9331 Italy    
Monti Sicani, Rocca Busambra e Bosco della Ficuzza 144567 Italy  
Moor House – Upper Teesdale 95867 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve 470167 Ontario, Canada  
North Pennine Moors 254789 England, United Kingdom
Palava Protected Landscape Area V   Czech Republic  
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
South Pennine Moors 160577 England, United Kingdom  


Anthocharis cardamines (Orange Tip Butterfly)[4]
Camptogramma bilineata <Unverified Name>[4]
Contarinia nasturtii[4]
Dasineura alpestris[4]
Lipamyzodes matthiolae[4]
Xanthorhoe fluctuata (Garden Carpet Moth)[4]


Parasitized by 
Erysiphe cruciferarum[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Svalbard Global Seed Vault




Attributes / relations provided by
1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
3Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
4Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
5Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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