Draba breweri var. cana
Draba breweri S. Watson var. cana (Rydb.) Rollins
Cushion draba, Lanceleaf Draba
Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)
Synonym(s): Draba cana, Draba lanceolata, Draba stylaris
USDA Symbol: DRBRC
Small white flowers in open racemes growing from densely velvety, grayish, basal rosettes.
There are about 300 species in this genus, distinguished mostly by technical features. Small, tufted, alpine plants with short, flat or swollen pods are likely to be Draba.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
DistributionUSA: AK , CA , CO , ID , ME , MI , MT , NH , NM , NV , SD , UT , VT , WA , WI , WY
Native Distribution: Alaska south to Nevada and east through central Colorado to northeastern United States and southeastern Canada.
Native Habitat: Dry open meadows and rock crevices high in mountains.
Growing ConditionsSoil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
From the ArchiveWildflower Newsletter 1990 VOL. 7, NO.2 - Preservation Blooms in Recreated Prairies, New Wildflower Center Prairie Welcome...
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Draba breweri var. cana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Draba breweri var. cana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Draba breweri var. cana
MetadataRecord Modified: 2010-09-08
Research By: TWC Staff