Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Lepidium draba Linnaeus
Status: Exotic, Noxious weed (Class A)
Cardaria draba (Linnaeus) Desvaux
Lepidium draba grows along roadsides and in disturbed areas where it
forms small colonies. The leaves are broader than usual for Brassicaceae in
the Gila National Forest. The flowers are white and in large masses.
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Lepidium draba, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Rte. 90 near White Signal, Apr. 11, 2007
Lepidium draba, growth habit, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Rte. 90 near White Signal, Apr. 11, 2007
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