Draba verna L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Draba verna L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Annual or winter-annual with very slender scapes 5–20 cm; lvs crowded in a basal rosette, oblanceolate to spatulate or obovate-oblong, 1–2 cm, with simple and branched hairs; pedicels ascending, the lowest to 3 cm in fr; fls white, 2–3 mm wide; pet bifid nearly to the middle; fr 4–10 mm, glabrous; 2n=14–64. Native of Eurasia, naturalized throughout much of N. Amer. Apr., May. (Erophila v.) Complex sp., often divided into several intraspecific taxa of doubtful significance.

  • Common Names