Braya glabella

  • Scientific name: Braya glabella Richardson Bot. App. Franklin's Narr. Journey Polar Sea: 743. (1823).
  • Synonyms:
    • Braya fernaldii Abbe Rhodora 50: 12. (1948).
    • Braya glabella subsp. glabella Richardson Bot. App. Franklin's Narr. Journey Polar Sea: 743. (1823).
    • Braya glabella subsp. purpurascens (R. Br.) Cody Canad. Field-Naturalist 108: 93. (1994).
    • Braya henryae Raup Contr. Arnold Arbor. 6: 167. (1934).
    • Braya humilis var. glabella (Richardson) B. Boivin Phytologia 16: 300. (1968).
    • Braya pilosa Hook. Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 65. (1830).
    • Braya purpurascens (R.Br.) Bunge ex Ledeb. Fl. Ross. 1: 195. (1841).
    • Braya purpurascens var. fernaldii (Abbe) B. Boivin Naturaliste Canad. 94: 646. (1967).
    • Braya purpurascens var. purpurascens (R.Br.) Bunge ex Ledeb. Fl. Ross. 1: 195. (1841).

Distribution:

Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: n = 28; 2n = 28, 42, 56, 70
  • Canadian status: native
  • Lifeform: perennial, thick taproot, caudex simple or branched
  • Ecology: arctic, alpine: slopes, lake and sea shores, meadows, tundra, stream beds, flats, polygons, solifluction lobes; rocks, sand, gravel, peat, limestone, silt, till