Hoary Draba - Draba cana
Draba lanceolata, Draba breweri var. cana
Perennial from a simple or few-branched caudex. Stems 5–15 cm, rarely branched. Basal leaves oblong, 4–15 mm long, entire to weakly dentate. Stem leaves several, lanceolate, sessile, usually dentate. Vestiture of dense many-branched hairs. Petals white, 2–4 mm long. Fruit erect, 6–10 × 1–2 mm, pubescent, sometimes twisted; style 0.2–0.4 mm long; lower pedicels 1–3 mm long (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX
AK to QC south to CA, CO, WI and VT (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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Sparsely vegetated, stony soil of grasslands, meadows, cliffs, open forest, gravel bars; montane to alpine (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX
- Literature Cited AboveLegend: View Online Publication
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
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- Aho, Ken Andrew. 2006. Alpine and Cliff Ecosystems in the North-Central Rocky Mountains. Ph.D. Dissertation. Bozeman, Montana: Montana State University. 343 p.
- Culver, D.R. 1994. Floristic analysis of the Centennial Region, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. 199 pp.
- Williams, K.L. 2012. Classification of the grasslands, shrublands, woodlands, forests and alpine vegetation associations of the Custer National Forest portion of the Beartooth Mountains in southcentral Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 376 p.