Taxon  Report   2816 
Draba verna  L.
Whitlow grass, Whitlowgrass, spring draba
Draba verna, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations

Bloom Period
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Genus: Draba
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Draba praecox
PLANTS: Draba verna var. aestivalis
PLANTS: Draba verna var. boerhaavii
PLANTS: Draba verna var. major
PLANTS: Erophila spathulata
PLANTS: Erophila verna ssp. praecox
PLANTS: Erophila verna ssp. spathulata
PLANTS: Erophila verna
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2014).

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