Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 04334 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Draba reptans (Lam.) Fernald
Common name   Carolina whitlow-cress
D. Carter   s.n.  
   with D.M. Barnes
Coll. Date 26 April 2000 
United States
San Juan
Locality Todie Canyon trailhead;
     Elev.: 6395 ft. (1950 m.)
Habitat Notes pinyon-juniper community. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 37° 28'  55" N, 109° 55'  40" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)
Specimen Notes [mounted with UVSC13155, Draba cuneifolia var. cuneifolia]. 


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Draba reptans (Lam.) Fern.

     Draba caroliniana Walt.
     Draba micrantha Nutt.
     Draba reptans var. micrantha (Nutt.) Fern.
     Draba reptans ssp. stellifera (O.E. Schulz) Abrams
     Draba reptans var. stellifera (O.E. Schulz) C.L. Hitchc.
     Draba reptans var. typica C.L. Hitchc.

Common Name(s): Carolina draba, Carolina whitlowgrass, Carolina whitlow-grass, creeping draba.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=22908, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Draba
                                        Species: Draba reptans


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 04334s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 05855s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11351c1.jpg 
specimen image: 11351d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11351s1.jpg 
specimen image: 11391s3.jpg 
specimen image: 11391d1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
04348 Arabis drummondii      "Drummond's rockcress" same section
04347 Descurainia sophia      "flix weed" same section
13155 Draba cuneifolia  var. cuneifolia   "wedge-leaf whitlow-cress" same section
04336 Erysimum capitatum  var. capitatum   "sand dune wallflower" same section
04267 Lomatium parryi      "Parry's desert parsley" same section
04335 Pedicularis centranthera      "dwarf lousewort" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Todie Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 507 ft. N 6391  Cedar Mesa North 
Todie Flat (Flat) San Juan County, UT 0.7 mi. SE 6437  Cedar Mesa North 
Coyote Flat (Flat) San Juan County, UT 1.4 mi. S 6483  Cedar Mesa North 
Watershed Study Plot (Area) San Juan County, UT 1.9 mi. S 6569  Cedar Mesa North 
Todie Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 1.7 mi. W   Cedar Mesa North 
Stimper Arch (Arch) San Juan County, UT 2 mi. N 6073  Kane Gulch 
Kane Gulch (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Kane Gulch 
Junction Ruin (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. N 6250  Kane Gulch 
Turkey Pen Ruin (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2 mi. N 6165  Kane Gulch 
Junction Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. N 5896  Kane Gulch 
Fortress Canyon (Valley) San Juan County, UT 2.1 mi. NW   Kane Gulch 
Turkey Pen Ruin (Locale) San Juan County, UT 2.2 mi. N 5850  Kane Gulch 
Long Flat (Flat) San Juan County, UT 2 mi. NE 6562  Cedar Mesa North 
Indian Park (Flat) San Juan County, UT 3.2 mi. N 6552  Kane Gulch 
Lion Tracks Spring (Spring) San Juan County, UT 2.7 mi. W 5725  Cedar Mesa North 
Kane Gulch Ranger Station (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 6401  Kane Gulch 
Kane Gulch Trailhead (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 6401  Kane Gulch 
Grand Gulch Ranger Station (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. NE 6401  Kane Gulch 
Split Level Ruin (Locale) San Juan County, UT 3 mi. W 5627  Cedar Mesa North 
Sheiks Flat (Flat) San Juan County, UT 3.3 mi. SW 6375  Cedar Mesa North 


Taxon Links for species Draba reptans  (Lam.) Fernald

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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