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Draba cuneifolia Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray
WEDGELEAF DRABA
Wedgeleaf whitlowgrass

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Draba cuneifolia Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray
wedgeleaf draba

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General Information
Symbol: DRCU
Group: Dicot
Family: Brassicaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : L48   N
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©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers . United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners. Usage Requirements .

©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers . United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners. Usage Requirements .

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©Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers . United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners. Usage Requirements .

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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 149. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Capparales
Family Brassicaceae ⁄ Cruciferae – Mustard family
Genus Draba L. – draba
Species Draba cuneifolia Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray – wedgeleaf draba

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 3 subspecies of Draba cuneifolia . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Draba cuneifolia</i>
Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray var. <i>
cuneifolia </i>
Draba cuneifolia var. cuneifolia
wedgeleaf draba Distribution of <i>
Draba cuneifolia</i>
Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray var. <i>
integrifolia</i>
S. Watson
Draba cuneifolia var. integrifolia
wedgeleaf draba Distribution of <i>
Draba cuneifolia</i>
Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray var. <i>
sonorae</i>
(Greene) Parish
Draba cuneifolia var. sonorae
Sonora draba

Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Illinois whitlow grass Endangered
Kentucky wedge-leaf whitlow-grass Endangered
Ohio wedge-leaf whitlow-grass Threatened
Tennessee wedge-leaved whitlow-grass Special Concern

Wetland Status

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Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (DRCU)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (DRCU)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (DRCU)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (DRCU)

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31. Draba cuneifolia Nuttall ex Torrey & A. Gray, Fl. N. Amer. 1: 108. 1838.

Annuals; scapose or subscapose. Stems (simple to many from or near base), unbranched, (0.2-) 0.3-2.7(-3.7) dm, hirsute or pubescent throughout, trichomes 3-4-rayed, 0.05-0.4 mm, (sometimes mixed proximally with simple or spurred ones, 0.5-1.2 mm). Basal leaves not rosulate; petiole (obscure), not ciliate; blade oblanceolate to spatulate or broadly obovate, (0.4-)1-3.5(-5) cm × (2-)6-20(-28) mm, margins dentate (in distal 1/2), surfaces pubescent, abaxially with stalked, 2-4-rayed trichomes, 0.1-0.7 mm, adaxially similar or also with fewer, simple trichomes, 0.4-0.7 mm. Cauline leaves 0-6 (on proximal 1/3 of stem); blade similar to basal. Racemes 10-50(-70)-flowered (throughout or on distal 1/3 of scape), ebracteate, elongated in fruit; rachis not flexuous, densely pubescent, trichomes 2-4-rayed. Fruiting pedicels horizontal to divaricate-ascending, straight, (1-)2-7(-10) mm, pubescent as rachis. Flowers: (late ones cleistogamous, apetalous); sepals (green or pink), oblong, 1.5-2.5 mm, glabrous or pubescent, (trichomes simple); petals white, spatulate, (2-)2.5-4.5(-5) × 1-2 mm, (emarginate or obtuse); anthers ovate to oblong, (0.1-)0.25-0.4 mm. Fruits oblong to linear or lanceolate to broadly ovate, plane, flattened, (3-) 6-12(-16) × 1.7-2.7(-3) mm; valves usually puberulent, rarely glabrous, trichomes simple, antrorse, 0.1-0.3 mm, (rarely with 2-rayed ones, or all trichomes short-stalked, 4-rayed, cruciform); ovules (12-)24-66 (-72) per ovary; style 0.01-0.3(-0.4) mm. Seeds broadly ovoid, 0.5-0.7 × 0.4-0.5 mm. 2 n = 30, 32.

Varieties 3 (3 in the flora): United States, n Mexico.

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