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Southern California Whitlow-grass (Draba saxosa)

  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 133155
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is Southern California Whitlow-grass (Draba saxosa) located in the wild?

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Southern California Whitlow-grass can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Southern California Whitlow-grass (Draba saxosa)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Draba saxosa in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 275 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Draba saxosa from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Taxon Draba saxosa
Authority Davidson
Family Brassicaceae
CPC Number 46239
Duration Biennial, Perennial
Common Names Southern California Whitlow-grass
Associated Scientific Names Draba corrugata var. saxosa | Draba saxosa
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships


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