CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-16sep 9-2-16
Status: record draba_sharsmithii - Sat, Oct. 22, 2016 04:54 ET c
Draba sharsmithii
common nameMt. Whitney draba
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (5):
Mount Langley (351C) 3611852, Mount Williamson (352A) 3611863, Mount Whitney (352D) 3611853, Mount Clarence King (373C) 3611874, Kearsarge Peak (373D) 3611873
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Fresno (FRE), Inyo (INY), Tulare (TUL)
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  
elevation range3300 - 3960 meters
Potentially threatened by trail maintenance and foot traffic. See Madroņo 5(5):151 (1940) for original description.
full nameDraba sharsmithii Roll. & Price
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Additional information:
standard acronym  DRSH Element Code  PDBRA113F0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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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 Sat, Oct. 22, 2016 from

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