Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Draba verna L. image
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Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Brassicaceae
Draba verna L.
spring whitlow-grass, vernal whitlow-grass
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
verna: of spring
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: annual forb

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Draba praecox Stev.
Draba verna L. var. aestivalis Lej.
Draba verna L. var. boerhaavii H.C.Hall
Draba verna L. var. major Stur
Erophila spathulata Láng
Erophila verna (L.) Besser
Erophila verna (L.) Besser subsp. praecox (Stev.) Walters
Erophila verna (L.) Besser subsp. spathulata (Láng) Walters

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