Draba nubigena O.E. Schulz
Perennial, caespitose; shoots 5-20(-30) cm tall, erect or suberect, leafy, flexuose in fruits, heterotrichous, tomentose with short, branched and long simple or forked white mixed hairs. Radical leaves rosulate, lanceolate, 10-20 mm long, 2-5 mm broad, acute, 0-2-dentate, densely pubescent; cauline leaves ovate-oblong, 4-12 mm long, 2-5(-6) mm broad, sessile, 1-4-dentate, acute, pubescent. Racemes 10-15-flowered, lax, increasing up to 10 cm in fruit, sometimes bracteate below. Flowers 3-4 mm across, white (rarely drying yellowish?); pedicel 4-6 mm long in fruit, ascending, pubescent. Sepals c. 2 mm long. Petals 2.5-3.5 mm long. Stamens c. 2:2.5 mm long. Siliculae 6-10 mm long, c. 2 mm broad, ovate-oblong or oblong elliptic, ± contorted or twisted, pubescent with short, branched, whitish hairs, sometimes subglabrous or glabrous; style c. 0.5 mm long, with short, depressed stigma; septum not veined; seeds 10-18 in each locule, c. 0.7 mm long, brownish.
Fl. Per.: June-Aug.
Type: N.W. Himalaya, Bashahr State, Royle (K, LIV).
Distribution: Endemic to Himalayas.
Draba nubigena Schulz (l.c.) is a bracteate form of this species.