Draba reptans

Family (Traditional)Brassicaceae
Species:Draba reptans (Lam.) Fernald
Common NameCarolina Draba
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: Febuary; Reproductive Phenology: March; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Margins: entire; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: White; Carpel Number/Pistil: 2; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Type: Silique; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Types: raceme; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Pistil Complexity: Compound; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sepal Fusion: No; Sepal Number: 4; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 6
C value 5
StatusNative; G5 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


SynonymFull Citation
Draba caroliniana Draba caroliniana Walt.
Draba caroliniana var. hunteri Draba caroliniana var. hunteri
Draba coloradensis Draba coloradensis Rydb.
Draba micrantha Draba micrantha Nutt.
Draba reptans subsp. stellifera Draba reptans subsp. stellifera (O.E. Schulz) Abrams
Draba reptans var. micrantha Draba reptans var. micrantha (Nutt.) Fern.
Draba reptans var. reptans Draba reptans var. reptans
Draba reptans var. stellifera Draba reptans var. stellifera (O.E. Schulz) C.L. Hitchc.
Draba reptans var. typica Draba reptans var. typica C.L. Hitchc.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Rutherford (TN), Weakley (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MTSU, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1992 - 1992

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
MTSU015396 Rutherford Tennessee 21 Apr 1992 M. Derek Goodman
Draba reptans
MTSU015382 Williamson Tennessee 10 Apr 1992 Katrina Baker
Draba reptans
UTM01146 Weakley Tennessee
Draba reptans
UTM01144 Weakley Tennessee
Draba reptans
UTM01145 Tennessee
Draba reptans
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