Photographer: from USDA Plants website
Arabis drummondii A.Gray
Arabis: a Greek word used for "mustard" or "cress," and the Greek word for Arabia, perhaps referring to the ability of these plants to grow in rocky or sandy soils (?)
drummondii: from Thomas Drummond (1790-1835), a Scottish naturalist who like his fellow countryman David Douglas made an ill-fated collecting trip to North America.
|Plant: ||erect, biennial/perennial forb, mostly hairless|
|Flower: ||white, 4-parted, 1/3"-1/2" wide; inflorescence a short cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers; blooms May-Aug.|
|Fruit:||long, thin, flat, straight pods pointing upward on a smooth stalk; seeds in 2 rows|
|Leaf:||stem leaves stalkless, lance-like to oblong, lobed at the base|