USDA Forest Service Celebrating Wildflowers
Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
This rare plant grows above 8,600 ft. elevation in the central Sierra Nevada of California. Photo by Mike Taylor.
Asterophora refers to the star-shaped hairs on the leaves and stems. Photo by Mike Taylor.
This is a tiny plant, as you can see from the mechanical pencil used for scale. Photo by Mike Taylor.
Draba asterophora var. macrocarpa range map.
Draba asterophora var. macrocarpa, Cup Lake draba
- NatureServe has not assessed threats yet.
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence
U.S. Forest Service
1400 Independence Ave., SW, Mailstop Code: 1103
Washington DC 20250-1103
Last modified: Thursday, 08-Dec-2011 15:41:42 EST