Draba alpina

  • Scientific name: Draba alpina L. Sp. Pl. 2: 642. (1753).
  • Synonyms:
    • Draba pilosa Adams ex DC. Reg. Veg. Syst. Nat. 2: 336. (1821).
    • Draba alpina var. nana Hook. Trans. Linn. Soc. London 14: 363. (1825).
    • Draba eschscholtzii Pohle ex N. Busch Fl. Sib. et Or. Extr. 3: 324. (1919).
    • Common name: alpine whitlow-grass

Distribution:

Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: n = 32, 40, ca. 80; 2n = 64, 80, 112, 120
  • Canadian status: native
  • Lifeform: perennial, caespitose, caudex with several crowns
  • Ecology: arctic, sub-arctic, coastal: slopes, tundra, barrens, meadows, heath, cliffs, bogs, beaches, stream beds and banks, flats, hummocks, rock slides, solifluction, seepage and snowmelt areas, polygons; talus, gravel, moss, shale, clay, sand, rock, silt