Draba simmonsii Elven & Al-Shehbaz (Brassicaceae), a new species from the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, is described and illustrated. Its taxonomic history, distribution, habitats, and distinguishing characters from the closely related D. micropetala Hooker and D. pauciflora R. Brown are discussed. The IUCN status of the new species is determined as Least Concern (LC). Draba simmonsii is based on D. alpina L. var. gracilescens Simmons, which is lectotypified.
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Vol. 18 • No. 3