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For the gladiator, see Draba (gladiator).
Lapland whitlow-grass, Draba lactea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Brassicales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Draba
Type species
Draba verna
L. [1]
Draba jaegeri in seed

Draba is a large genus of flowering plants in the cabbage family Brassicaceae (Cruciferae), commonly known as whitlow-grasses (though they are not related to the true grasses). There are over 400 species:[2]

Further reading[edit]


  1. ^ Le Roy Abrams & Roxana Stinchfield Ferris (1923). Polygonaceae to Krameriaceae, buckwheats to kramerias. An Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States 2. Stanford University Press. p. 292. ISBN 978-0-8047-0004-7. 
  2. ^ "Draba". The Plant List. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 

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