Calflora
Taxon  Report   9870    
Draba lemmonii  S. Watson
Granite draba
Draba lemmonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
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Bloom Period
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Draba

Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

JEF other name:
Draba longisquamosa

Alternate Names:
JEF: Draba lemmonii var. lemmonii
More information about  Draba lemmonii
Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2

Draba:  from the Greek drabe for "sharp" or "acrid" and referring to the burning taste of the leaves which supposedly had a medicinal value as a poultice (contributed by Cynthia Powell)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 21, 2020).