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Lesquerella argyraea (Silver bladderpod)
Cliffe, Harry

Lesquerella argyraea

Lesquerella argyraea (A. Gray) S. Watson

Silver Bladderpod

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)


USDA Symbol: LEAR3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Silicle
Size Notes: Stems prostrate and spreading to decumbent or erect, up to about 28 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun



From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Patsy Glenn Refuge, c/o Wimberley Birding Society - Wimberley, TX

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lesquerella argyraea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lesquerella argyraea in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lesquerella argyraea


Record Modified: 2023-03-13
Research By: TWC Staff

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