Draba sphaeroides

Scientific Name:Draba sphaeroides
Common name:Elko whitlowcress
Rank and Status   
Global Rank:G2G3 Native Status:Native
Subnational (State) Rank:S2 Endemic:Yes
US ESA Status:None Sand Dunes:No
NNHP Tracking Status:Watch List Wetland:No
Other Agency Status Status Last Updated Status Comments
Nevada Native Plant Society Watch
CCVI Score Moderately Vulnerable
Distribution (NV Counties)

Status: Confident or certain

Summary Occurrence Data
Occurrence Count:11
Total Observed Area (hectares):Not Available
Maximum Known Elevation (m):3261
Minimum Known Elevation (m):2438
Draba sphaeroides data at NatureServe
Draba sphaeroides photos and data at Encyclopedia of Life
Character Abstract
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Habitat Comments:Dry granitic crevices, ledges, talus, scree, and steep rocky slopes in the mountain brush, mountain sagebrush, subalpine conifer, and lower alpine zones.
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Inventory Comments:Current data based on specimen review only. Systematic surveys have not yet been conducted.
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Version Date:
Draba sphaeroides plant in fruit
Photographer: Jim Morefield
Photo Date: 28 June