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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Draba||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Draba saxosa Davidson
Habit: Perennial herb, tufted, scapose. Stem: unbranched, 5--15 cm; hairs simple, long-stalked and 2-rayed, mixed with smaller 2--4-rayed. Leaf: 1--3 cm, oblanceolate, entire, abaxial hairs dense, stalked, (2)4-rayed, adaxial hairs long-stalked, 2(4)-rayed; cauline leaves 0(1). Inflorescence: 12--43-flowered; axis as hairy as stem; pedicels (6)10--17 mm, hairy. Flower: sepals 2--2.5 mm; petals 3--5 mm, 0.5--1 mm wide, yellow. Fruit: 6--10 mm, 2.5--4 mm wide, oblong, flat, +- twisted or not, with short-stalked, (2)4-rayed hairs; style (0.8)1.2--3.5 mm. Seed: 8--24, oblong, 1.2--1.6 mm.
Ecology: Rocky slopes; Elevation: 2400--3300 m. Bioregional Distribution: e PR (SnJt, Santa Rosa Mtns). Flowering Time: Jun--Jul
Synonyms: Draba corrugata S. Watson var. saxosa (Davidson) Munz & I.M. Johnst.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Draba reptans
Next taxon: Draba sharsmithii
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Draba saxosa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91746, accessed on August 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 24, 2016.