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Draba cuneifolia (Wedgeleaf draba)
Cressler, Alan

Draba cuneifolia

Draba cuneifolia Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray

Wedgeleaf Draba, Whitlow-grass

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

26 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Obovate
Leaf Pubescence: Hirsute
Leaf Margin: Dentate
Inflorescence: Raceme , Terminal
Fruit Type: Silicle , Silique
Size Notes: Up to about 10 inches tall.
Flower: Sepals 4

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May


USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , FL , IL , KS , KY , LA , MO , MS , NC , NE , NM , NV , OH , OK , PA , SC , SD , TN , TX , UT , WA

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Sibley Nature Center - Midland, TX
Patsy Glenn Refuge, c/o Wimberley Birding Society - Wimberley, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0309 Collected Feb 14, 1993 in Comal County by Mary Beth White

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Draba cuneifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Draba cuneifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Draba cuneifolia


Record Modified: 2023-02-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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