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Lesquerella cinerea

Lesquerella cinerea S. Watson

Basin Bladderpod

Brassicaceae (Mustard family)


USDA Symbol: LECI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Silicle
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


Native Habitat: Red soil, chiprock, gypsum or chalky knolls, limestone rubble.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-10-27
Research By: CBR

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