Taxon  Report   2789 
Draba aureola  S. Watson
Golden draba,  Mt. lassen draba
Draba aureola
© 2016 John Doyen
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Draba aureola
© 2011 Steve Matson
Draba aureola
© 2008 George W. Hartwell
Draba aureola, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and Oregon, Washingtom.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Draba aureola
© 2011 John Game
Genus: Draba
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.7 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Draba aureola
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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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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