Page author: David Giblin
Draba platycarpa
broad-pod whitlow-grass

Distribution: Occurring in the east end of the Columbia River Gorge in Washington; south-central Washington, northeastern Oregon, and adjacent Idaho, east to the south-central U.S.

Habitat: Sagebrush plains to desert washes and hillsides.

Flowers: March-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Review Group 1 in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Draba platycarpa Torr. & A. Gray
Publication: Fl. N. Amer. 1: 108. 1838.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Draba cuneifolia Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray var. platycarpa (Torr. & A. Gray) S. Watson [HC]
Draba viperensis H. St. John
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Draba platycarpa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Draba platycarpa checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Draba platycarpa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Draba platycarpa photos.

USDA Plants: Draba platycarpa information.

4 photographs:
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