CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
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Status: record draba_californica - Mon, Oct. 24, 2016 01:11 ET c
Draba californica
common nameCalifornia draba
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 4.2
LIST 4: Limited distribution (Watch List).
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G3     G3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Mono (MNO), Nevada (NV)
  • Pending additional quad-level data, only county data are being provided for List 4 plants.
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)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
blooming period Jul-Aug  
elevation range3000 - 4250 meters
Can be locally common. Threatened by grazing and road construction. On watch list in NV. See Manual of the Flowering Plants of California, p. 443 (1925) by W.L. Jepson for original description, and Aliso 12(1):17-27 (1988) for revised nomenclature.
full nameDraba californica (Jeps.) Roll. & Price
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Additional information:
standard acronym  DRCA5 Element Code  PDBRA11380
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2016. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-16sep). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Mon, Oct. 24, 2016 from

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