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Wedgeleaf Whitlow Grass

Natural History

Wedgeleaf Whitlow Grass is a member of the Mustard Family. The plant grows to 8 inches in height and has green, triangular leaves that grow to 3 inches in length. The leaves are found mostly at the base of the stem and are covered with short spreading hairs. The plant typically grows on dry, rocky ledges, edges of escarpments, and rocky open woods, in sandy or limestone soils.

Wedgeleaf Whitlow Grass are also known as Wedgeleaf Draba

Wedgeleaf Whitlow Grass bloom between March - April and produces white flowers with 4 petals to 0.25 inch in width that grow in a cluster at the top of a narrow stalk. Flowers are followed by thin, banana-shaped seedpods.

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