West Highland Flora

Rock Whitlow-grass


Draba norvegica

 

Draba norvegica

Photo John Birks
Dept of Biology, Univ. of Bergen
(Jun 1988 Laerdal, Norway)

Rare, on mountain rock ledges and stony mountain tops.

Plants c 2-5 cm tall.  Flowers c 4-5 mm diameter.  Pods c 4-7 x 2-3 mm

ID: Leaves all or nearly all in a basal rosette (sometimes 1 or 2 on stem).  Leaves virtually untoothed.  Petals slightly notched.  Pods flattened, about 2.5 times as long as wide.

Other features: Pods not twisted like those of Draba incana.

 

Draba norvegica

Photo John Birks
Dept of Biology, Univ. of Bergen
(Jun 1988 Laerdal, Norway)


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