Draba
draba, whitlow-grass, whitlow-wort
19 species
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Draba albertinaAlaska draba, slender whitlow-grass
Distribution: Occurring in the the Olympics and Cascades Mountains in Washington; Alaska south to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.
Habitat: From subalpine meadows and forest openings to alpine meadows.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
Draba aureagolden draba whitlow-grass
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - August
Draba aureolaalpine whitlow-grass, great alpine whitlow-grass, Mt. Lassen draba whitlow-grass
Distribution: Currently only known only from the Mt. Rainier area in Washington; Washington south to northern California
Habitat: Alpine areas, including scree and moraine areas.
Origin: Native
Flowers: July-August
Draba canalance-leaved draba
Origin: Native
Draba crassifoliaRocky Mountain draba, thick-leaved draba, snowbed whitlow-grass
Distribution: Occurring in the Olympic Mountains and North Cascades in Washington; Alaska south to Washington, Nevada, east to the Rocky Mountains; east across northern Canada to Greenland; northern Europe.
Habitat: Subalpine and alpine meadows, often in rock crevices and outcroppings.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Draba densifoliaNuttall's draba, dense-leaf whitlow-grass
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska south to California, east to Alberta, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada and Utah.
Habitat: Open, rocky places from mid- to high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Draba incertawhitlow-wort, Yellowstone draba whitlow-wort
Distribution: Occurring in the Cascades and Olympic Mountains in Washington; British Columbia and Alberta south to Washington, east to Montana and Wyoming.
Habitat: Alpine and subalpine slopes.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Draba lonchocarpalancefruit draba, lancefruit draba whitlow-wort
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to Northwest Territories, south in Rocky mountains to Colorado.
Habitat: Alpine slopes, talus, and rocky outcroppings.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Draba nemorosawoods draba, woodland whitlow-grass
Distribution: In scattered locations on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska south to California, east across the northern half of the U.S. and Canada to the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Disturbed open areas and forest edges at low moderate elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-June
Draba novolympicadraba, Payson's whitlow-grass draba
Distribution: Occurring in the Olympics and Cascades mountains of Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.
Habitat: Open slopes, talus ridges, and other exposed areas in the alpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Draba oligospermafew-seeded draba whitlow-grass
Distribution: In the North Cascades mountains in Washington; Alaska south to California, east to Colorado.
Habitat: Plains to moderate elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Draba platycarpabroad-pod whitlow-grass
Origin: Native
Flowers: March - June
Draba praealtadraba, tall whitlow-grass draba
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - August
Draba reptansCarolina whitlow-grass
Origin: Native
Flowers: March - May
Draba ruaxescoast mountain whitlow-grass draba
Origin: Native
Flowers: July - August
Draba stenolobaAlaska whitlow-grass
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - August
Draba tayloriTaylor's draba
Origin: Native
Draba thompsoniiThompson's draba
Origin: Native
Draba vernaspring whitlow-grass
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington; widely distributed throughout North America; circumboreal.
Habitat: Shrub-steppe, grasslands, and open disturbed areas at low to middle elevations.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: February-May