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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Draba breweri var. cana
Draba breweri S. Watson var. cana (Rydb.) Rollins
Cushion draba, Lanceleaf Draba
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.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
, WY Canada: NB 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
Record Last Modified: 2010-09-08
Research By: TWC Staff