Brassicaceae
Draba albertina

Alberta Draba

Several stems from leaf rosette. Stems branched at leaf axils, hairs near bottom coarse and forked. Basal leaves small to 1 1/2 in., oblong to egg-shaped, sometimes with tiny teeth; stem leaves few or none. Flowers yellow on upper stem, not clustered, 35 or fewer. Grows in moist meadows, steam banks, rock crevices or gravelly places, at high elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual, Biennial, Perennial
  • Height: 4--16 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, East-Side Forest, Subalpine
  • Found In: Steens, Olympic NP
  • Native: Yes