Hairy Braya

Hairy Braya
Braya pilosa
NWT List of Species at Risk: 
Threatened
NWT SARC Assessment: 
Threatened
Federal Species at Risk Act list: 
Endangered
COSEWIC Assessment: 
Endangered
NWT General Status Rank: 
At Risk
Description: 

Hairy Braya belongs to the mustard family. The stems grow from a tuft of leaves at the base of the plant and have white flowers arranged in dense clusters. Hairy Braya is distinguished from other closely related species by its large flowers and the shape of its fruits (nearly round with very long "styles" (elongated reproductive structures)).

Height: 4.5 to 12.0 cm (1.8 to 4.7 in)