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Draba platycarpa (Broadpod draba)
Cliffe, Harry

Draba platycarpa

Draba platycarpa Torr. & A. Gray

Broadpod Draba, Broad-pod Draba, Broadpod Whitlowgrass

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Synonym(s): Draba cuneifolia var. platycarpa, Draba viperensis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

2 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Flower: Petals 4
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr


USA: AR , AZ , CA , ID , NV , OK , OR , SC , 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:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1153 Collected 2008-04-05 in Hood County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2010-11-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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