Critically Imperiled Plant Profile (Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
The remains of the previous year’s fruiting stalks can be seen among the flowers in this photo. Photo by James D. Morefield, courtesy of Inyo National Forest.
This kind of mustard family fruit, short and broad, is called a silicle. Photo © 2004 Steve Matson.
Habitat for this species is rocky high elevations in California’s White Mountains, east of the Sierra Nevada. Photo by James D. Morefield, courtesy of Inyo National Forest.
Draba monoensis range map.
Draba monoensis, White Mountains draba
- Grazing is a possible threat.
- Due to its narrow distribution and location at high elevations, this plant is considered vulnerable.
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence