The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Boechera fructicosa (A. Nelson) Al-Shehbaz

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Arabis fructicosa A.Nelson, Bot. Gaz. 30: 190. 1900

 

Taxonomic validity unclear. Considered rediscovered by (Humphreys et al., 2019), however the authority they cite (https://www.wynps.org/newsletters/2013_12.pdf) lists the taxon under "[Boechera microphylla? Hybrid?]".

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1899

Extinct (Knapp et al., 2020)

 

Distribution

near Undine Falls (Yellowstone National Park), Park County, Wyoming (& Minnesota?)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Ayensu, E.S. & Defilipps, R.A. (1978). Endangered and Threatened Plants of the United States: 1-403. Smithsonian Institution.

Humphreys, Aelys M. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Knapp, Wesley M. et al. (2020). Vascular plant extinction in the continental United States and Canada. Conservation Biology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13621

https://vanishingflora.proboards.com/thread/2519/arabis-fructicosa

https://www.wynps.org/newsletters/2013_12.pdf

 

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