Draba cusickii

Steens Draba

Prostrate cluster of leaves or leaf rosettes with erect flower stalks. Bright green leaves oblong, coated with short hairs, longer hairs along edges. Flower stalks 3–5 in. tall, flowers loosely held near and at top. Flower petals 4, bright yellow. Seedpods flattened, 1/4–1/3 in. long. Grows on outcrops in subalpine and alpine on Steens Mountain.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 3--5 inches
  • Habitat: Subalpine, Alpine
  • Found In: Steens
  • Native: Yes