Taxon: Arabis alpina L. subsp. caucasica (Willd.) Briq.

Genus: Arabis
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Arabideae
Nomen number: 401815
Place of publication: Prodr. fl. Corse 2(1):48. 1913
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 F Eur; Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Egypt ; Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation Dagestan
    • Middle Asia: Kyrgyzstan ; Tajikistan ; Turkmenistan
    • Western Asia: Iran ; Iraq ; Lebanon ; Syria ; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine Krym
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bosnia and Herzegovina ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Macedonia ; Montenegro ; Romania ; Serbia
    • Southwestern Europe: France

  • Naturalized

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain Canary Islands
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Belgium ; Poland ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Norway ; Sweden ; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Slovenia
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Michigan, New York
    • Subarctic America: Canada Yukon Territory
    • Western Canada: Canada British Columbia

  • Cultivated


  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6. (L Noms French ed6)
  • 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)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)


Check other web resources for Arabis alpina L. subsp. caucasica (Willd.) Briq. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.