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

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
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (DRLE)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria

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: Apr 09, 2020).