Taxon  Report   2787    
Draba asterophora  Payson  var. asterophora 
Lake tahoe draba
Draba asterophora var. asterophora
© 2003 Steve Matson
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Draba asterophora var. asterophora
© 2003 Steve Matson
Draba asterophora var. asterophora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Nevada.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Draba asterophora var. asterophora
© 2004 Steve Matson
Genus: Draba
Parent: Draba asterophora
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Draba asterophora

More information about  Draba asterophora var. asterophora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).