Arabis hirsuta - (L.) Scop.
Western Hairy Rockcress
Other English Common Names: Hairy Rockcress
Other Common Names: hairy rockcress
Taxonomic Status: Accepted
Related ITIS Name(s): Arabis hirsuta (L.) Scop. (TSN 184344)
French Common Names: arabette hirsute
Unique Identifier: ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.131982
Element Code: PDBRA060U0
Informal Taxonomy: Plants, Vascular - Flowering Plants - Mustard Family
Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus
Plantae Anthophyta Dicotyledoneae Capparales Brassicaceae Arabis
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Concept Reference
Concept Reference: Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.
Concept Reference Code: B94KAR01HQUS
Name Used in Concept Reference: Arabis hirsuta
Conservation Status

NatureServe Status

Global Status: G5
Global Status Last Reviewed: 13May2016
Global Status Last Changed: 09Feb1984
Ranking Methodology Used: Ranked by inspection
Rounded Global Status: G5 - Secure
Nation: United States
National Status: N5
Nation: Canada
National Status: NU (19Oct2016)

U.S. & Canada State/Province Status
United States Alaska (SNR), Arizona (SNR), Arkansas (SNR), California (SNR), Colorado (SNR), Connecticut (SNR), District of Columbia (SNR), Idaho (SNR), Illinois (SNR), Indiana (SNR), Iowa (S3), Kansas (SNR), Kentucky (SH), Maine (SNR), Maryland (SU), Massachusetts (SNR), Michigan (SNR), Missouri (SNR), Montana (SU), Nebraska (SNR), Nevada (SNR), New Hampshire (SNR), New Jersey (SNR), New Mexico (SNR), New York (SNR), North Carolina (S1), North Dakota (SNR), Ohio (SNR), Oregon (SNR), Pennsylvania (S1), South Dakota (SNR), Tennessee (S1), Utah (SNR), Vermont (SNR), Virginia (S1S2), Washington (SNR), West Virginia (S2), Wisconsin (SNR), Wyoming (SNR)
Canada Alberta (S5), British Columbia (SNR), Manitoba (SNR), New Brunswick (S3), Northwest Territories (SNR), Nova Scotia (S1S2), Ontario (SNR), Quebec (S3S4), Saskatchewan (S5), Yukon Territory (S5)

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U.S. States and Canadian Provinces
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U.S. & Canada State/Province Distribution
United States AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SD, TN, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY
Canada AB, BC, MB, NB, NS, NT, ON, QC, SK, YT

Range Map
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U.S. Distribution by County Help
State County Name (FIPS Code)
KY Livingston (21139)*, Mercer (21167)*, Warren (21227)*
MD Montgomery (24031)*
NC Alexander (37003), Buncombe (37021)
NJ Bergen (34003)*, Morris (34027)*, Passaic (34031)*, Sussex (34037), Warren (34041)*
OH Adams (39001), Athens (39009), Butler (39017), Clark (39023), Clinton (39027)*, Columbiana (39029), Defiance (39039)*, Erie (39043), Fairfield (39045)*, Fayette (39047)*, Fulton (39051), Greene (39057)*, Hancock (39063), Highland (39071), Lucas (39095), Montgomery (39113), Ottawa (39123), Pickaway (39129)*, Pike (39131), Sandusky (39143)*, Summit (39153), Wood (39173)
PA Bedford (42009)*, Berks (42011)*, Blair (42013), Bradford (42015)*, Cambria (42021)*, Carbon (42025)*, Centre (42027)*, Clearfield (42033), Dauphin (42043), Fulton (42057)*, Lancaster (42071)*, Lehigh (42077), Montgomery (42091)*, Northampton (42095)*, Somerset (42111)*, Westmoreland (42129)*, Wyoming (42131)*
TN Decatur (47039), Perry (47135), Rutherford (47149), Wayne (47181), Wilson (47189)
VA Bland (51021), Nelson (51125)*, Page (51139)*, Russell (51167)
WV Berkeley (54003), Fayette (54019)*, Greenbrier (54025), Jefferson (54037), Pendleton (54071), Preston (54077), Upshur (54097)*, Wayne (54099)*
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
U.S. Distribution by Watershed Help
Watershed Region Help Watershed Name (Watershed Code)
02 Rondout (02020007)+, Hackensack-Passaic (02030103)+*, Middle Delaware-Mongaup-Brodhead (02040104)+, Middle Delaware-Musconetcong (02040105)+*, Lehigh (02040106)+, Schuylkill (02040203)+*, Upper Susquehanna-Tunkhannock (02050106)+*, Upper West Branch Susquehanna (02050201)+, Bald Eagle (02050204)+*, Lower Susquehanna-Penns (02050301)+*, Upper Juniata (02050302)+, Raystown (02050303)+*, Lower Susquehanna-Swatara (02050305)+, Lower Susquehanna (02050306)+*, South Branch Potomac (02070001)+, Conococheague-Opequon (02070004)+, South Fork Shenandoah (02070005)+*, Middle Potomac-Catoctin (02070008)+*, Middle James-Buffalo (02080203)+*
03 South Yadkin (03040102)+
04 Ottawa-Stony (04100001)+, Tiffin (04100006)+*, Blanchard (04100008)+, Lower Maumee (04100009)+, Cedar-Portage (04100010)+, Sandusky (04100011)+, Cuyahoga (04110002)+
05 Conemaugh (05010007)+*, Cheat (05020004)+, Youghiogheny (05020006)+*, Upper Ohio (05030101)+, Little Kanawha (05030203)+*, Hocking (05030204)+, Middle New (05050002)+, Greenbrier (05050003)+, Lower New (05050004)+*, Upper Scioto (05060001)+*, Lower Scioto (05060002)+, Paint (05060003)+, Upper Great Miami (05080001)+, Lower Great Miami (05080002)+, Twelvepole (05090102)+*, Ohio Brush-Whiteoak (05090201)+, Little Miami (05090202)+*, Barren (05110002)+*, Lower Cumberland-Old Hickory Lake (05130201)+*, Stones (05130203)+, Harpeth (05130204)+, Lower Cumberland (05130205)+*, Salt (05140102)+*, Rolling Fork (05140103)+*, Lower Ohio-Bay (05140203)+*
06 Upper French Broad (06010105)+, Upper Clinch (06010205)+, Lower Tennessee-Beech (06040001)+
+ Natural heritage record(s) exist for this watershed
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
Ecology & Life History Not yet assessed
Economic Attributes Not yet assessed
Management Summary Not yet assessed
Population/Occurrence Delineation Not yet assessed
Population/Occurrence Viability
U.S. Invasive Species Impact Rank (I-Rank) Not yet assessed

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  • Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.

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