Draba nipponica

Family Brassicaceae
Scientific name Draba nipponica Makino
Synonyms Draba sakuraii Makino var. nipponica (Makino) Takeda
Common name (Japanese common name) kumoma-nazuna (クモマナズナ, 雲間薺 [meaning: High mountain cpouldy nazuna (nazuna = Capsella bursa-pastoris)])
(English common name) none
Distribution (Japan) Honshu (Nikko, Central region)
(Other nations) none
Habitat Alpine or subalpine rocks
Chromosomal number unknown
Description Plants 8-12cm tall. Leaves 7-20mm long. Flowers white, flowering in June to July. Perennial plants.
Reference Draba nipponica Makino
Note Endemic to Japan.

April 2009
at a Nursery