[The Rockcress of Mt. Adams Country]

Cascade Rockcress, Columbia Gorge Rockcress, Fork-haired Rockcress

Arabis furcata var. furcata

Synonym: Arabis furcata

The photo above shows a close-up side-view of the inflorescence of Cascade rockcress as seen along the Highline Trail #114 at about 6900'..........July 23, 2005. Note that the inflorescence and stems are glabrous.

The photo above shows a close-up view of a flower of Cascade rockcress as seen along the Highline Trail #114 at about 6900'..........July 23, 2005. Note the 4 longer stamens and circular stigma which reach the opening of the flower tube, while 2 shorter stamens may be observed just inside the mouth of the flower.

The photo above shows a side-view the stem and inflorescence of Cascade rockcress as seen along the Highline Trail #114 at about 6900'...........July 23, 2005. Note the glabrous stem and leaves, as well as the sessile bases to the stem leaves.

Cascade Rockcress, Columbia Gorge Rockcress, Fork-haired Rockcress: Arabis furcata var. furcata (Synonym: Arabis furcata)

Cascade rockcress blooming along the Climber's Trail above Hellroaring Overlook at the southeastern corner of Mount Adams..........August 12, 2013.

Cascade Rockcress, Columbia Gorge Rockcress, Fork-haired Rockcress: Arabis furcata var. furcata (Synonym: Arabis furcata) - Maturing fruits of Cascade Rockcress, Columbia Gorge Rockcress, Fork-haired Rockcress: Arabis furcata var. furcata (Synonym: Arabis furcata)

Cascade rockcress as seen along the Climber's Trail between the Bird Creek Meadows Trailhead and Hellroaring Overlook, Mount Adams..........July 20, 2015. All plants had evidently finished blooming by this time.

The photo above shows a close-up of a stem leaf of Cascade rockcress as seen along the Highline Trail #114 at about 6900'..........July 23, 2005.

The photo above shows a close-up of the fruits of cascade rockcress as seen at Hell Roaring Overlook..........August 4, 2001.

The photo above shows a close-up of the basal leaf cluster of cascade rockcress as seen at Hell Roaring Overlook.............August 4, 2001.

Paul Slichter