Calflora
Taxon  Report   2793    
Draba carnosula  O. E. Schulz
Mt. Eddy draba
Draba carnosula
© 2011 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Draba carnosula
© 2011 Steve Matson
Draba carnosula
© 1998 John Game
Draba carnosula, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Draba howellii var. carnosula
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Draba carnosula
© 2013 Dana York
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Draba
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Serpentine affinity: 6.1; (strict endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Draba howellii var. carnosula
More information about  Draba carnosula
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (DRCA6)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2018).

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