Draba verna L.  
Family: Brassicaceae
spring whitlow-grass, vernal whitlow-grass
[Draba praecox Stev., Draba verna var. aestivalis L., Draba verna var. boerhaavii L., Draba verna var. major L., Erophila spathulata Láng, Erophila verna (L.) Besser, Erophila verna subsp. praecox (L.) Besser, Erophila verna subsp. spathulata (L.) Besser]
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Etymology: Draba: from Greek drabe for "sharp" or "acrid" and referring to the burning taste of the leaves which supposedly had a medicinal value as a poultice
Plants: annual forb
Conservation Status: Introduced - adventive
Draba verna image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Draba verna image
Robert W. Freckmann  
Draba verna image
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