Lemmon's Draba

Yosemite National Park, Lukens Lake Trail, June 2012

Draba lemmonii is a perennial plant in the Mustard Family (Brassicaceae) found in the high elevation United States Sierra Nevada range, commonly known as Lemmon's Draba.

  • Growth pattern
    • It is a hairy mat forming perennial growing to 6 inches (15 cm)
  • Habitat and range
    • It grows in crevices, talus, and rocky meadows of the subalpine forest and alpine zone of the United States Sierra Nevada range
  • Leaves and stems
    • Basal leaves are obovate, up to 1 inch (2.5 cm), and hairy on both sides
  • Inflorescence and fruit
    • The flower stalk has up to 30 small, yellow, 4 petalled flowers on top in July of August.[1]

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