CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record draba_asterophora_var._asterophora - Mon, Nov. 29, 2021 06:29 ET c
Draba asterophora var. asterophora
common nameTahoe draba
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2?     S2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
global rank
G2T2?      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (7):
Mount Dana (453B) 3711982, Lost Cannon Peak (489A) 3811945, Disaster Peak (489B) 3811946, Caples Lake (507A) 3812061, South Lake Tahoe (522B) 3811988, Freel Peak (522C) 3811978, Woodfords (522D) 3811977
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Alpine (ALP), El Dorado (ELD), Mono (MNO), Tuolumne (TUO), Nevada (NV)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Alpine boulder and rock field (AlpBR)
•Subalpine coniferous forest (SCFrs)
blooming period Jul-Aug(Sep),   Months in parentheses are uncommon.
elevation range2500 - 3505 meters
Threatened by development and recreational activities. On watch list in NV. Possibly distinct from NV plants; needs further study. A synonym of D. asterophora in TJM 2. See American Journal of Botany 4:263 (1917) for original description.
full nameDraba asterophora Pays. var. asterophora
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Additional information:
standard acronym  DRASA2 Element Code  PDBRA110D1
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Mon, Nov. 29, 2021 from

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