Lesquerella gordonii (A. Gray) S. Watson
Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)
USDA Symbol: LEGO
Gordons bladderpod is a hairy annual with a silvery gray appearance. Stems, up to 16 in. long, may be trailing or erect and are much-branched. Flowers are yellow and are followed by spherical, inflated fruit pods on curving stalks.
Extensive desert areas are colored in spring with the bright yellow flowers of this plant.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar
DistributionUSA: AZ , KS , NM , OK , TX , VA
Native Distribution: W. OK to CO, s. to n. Mex. & AZ
Native Habitat: Desert flats; plains; mesas
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Sandy or rocky soils.
Conditions Comments: Extensive desert areas are colored in spring with the bright yellow flowers of this plant.
PropagationDescription: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Sibley Nature Center - Midland, TX
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Lesquerella gordonii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lesquerella gordonii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lesquerella gordonii
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff