Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 06450 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Braya fernaldii Abbe
Common name   Fernald's northern rockcress
J.G. Harris   1736  
Coll. Date 12 August 1982 
Geography Canada.  Newfoundland.  
Locality CULTIVATED Straits of Belle Isle, Cape Norman. 
Elev.: 49 ft. (15 m.)
Habitat Notes Limestone gravel barrens near moist areas. 
Latitude Longitude 51° 37'  N, 55° 54'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
Type status topotype 
Specimen Notes DNA voucher. 


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Braya fernaldii Abbe

Common Name(s): Fernald's northern rockcress.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=501053, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Braya
                                        Species: Braya fernaldii


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 06450s3.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01137s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12060s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
12060 Braya fernaldii      "Fernald's northern rockcress" same section
04140 Erigeron hyssopifolius      "hyssop-leaf fleabane" same section
01139 Habenaria hyperborea     same section
01138 Oclemena nemoralis      "bog aster" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name


Taxon Links for species Braya fernaldii  Abbe

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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