USDA and NRCS Identifier NRCS Logo Web Site PLANTS photo banner
PLANTS Home about PLANTS PLANTS Team Partners of PLANTS What's New at PLANTS National Plant Data Team Web Site Help using PLANTS Contact PLANTS
 Search the PLANTS Web site
 Name Search

PLANTS Image Gallery
Download PLANTS data
Related tools
You are here: Home / Plant Profile

Arabis hirsuta (L.) Scop. var. pycnocarpa (M. Hopkins) Rollins
creamflower rockcress

General Information
Symbol: ARHIP
Group: Dicot
Family: Brassicaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: AK   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
Plants-NRCS Logos
green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   




Symbol Scientific Name
ARHIP2 Arabis hirsuta (L.) Scop. subsp. pycnocarpa (M. Hopkins) Hultén
ARHIA Arabis hirsuta (L.) Scop. var. adpressipilis (M. Hopkins) Rollins
AROV2 Arabis ovata sensu Small, non Michx.
ARPY4 Arabis pycnocarpa M. Hopkins
ARPYA Arabis pycnocarpa M. Hopkins var. adpressipilis M. Hopkins


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Capparales
Family Brassicaceae ⁄ Cruciferae – Mustard family
Genus Arabis L. – rockcress
Species Arabis hirsuta (L.) Scop. – hairy rockcress
Variety Arabis hirsuta (L.) Scop. var. pycnocarpa (M. Hopkins) Rollins – creamflower rockcress

Subordinate Taxa

This plant has no children

Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Arabis hirsuta var. adpressipilis
hairy rock-cress
New Hampshire
hairy rock-cress
western hairy rock-cress
hairy rock-cress
western hairy rockcress
Special Concern

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status


ARPY4  Arabis pycnocarpa M. Hopkins

North America
Alaska FACU
Arid West FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Great Plains FACU
Midwest FACU
Northcentral & Northeast FACU
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACU



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover