Alpine Cress (image) Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Share Print E-Mail Caption The Alpine rock cress (Arabis alpina) grows up to 10-40 cm tall and can be found in Alpine regions up to 3,300 meters. The perennial plant requires exposure to a cold period and the right age to flower. Credit MPI for Plant Breeding Research Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.