Taxon: Arabis alpina L.

Genus: Arabis
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Arabideae
Nomen number: 3770
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:664. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Apr-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production (fide V. Dorofeev, pers. comm. 1996)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia
    • Middle Asia: Turkmenistan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation Kamchatka; Russian Federation-Far East Far East
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Western Siberia Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Iran ; Iraq ; Lebanon ; Syria ; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova ; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Germany ; Hungary ; Poland ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Finland ; Iceland ; Norway ; Svalbard and Jan Mayen ; Sweden ; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bosnia and Herzegovina ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Macedonia ; Montenegro ; Romania ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Newfoundland, Quebec
    • Subarctic America: Canada Northwest Territory; Greenland

  • Cultivated


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • Dorofeev, V. I. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  • Mulligan, G. A. 1997. Synopsis of the genus Arabis (Brassicaceae) in Canada, Alaska and Greenland (Rhodora) 97:141.
  • Rollins, R. C. The Cruciferae of continental North America. 1993 (Cruc NAmer)
  • Rønning, O. I. The flora of Svalbard. (F Svalbard)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

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