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Lesquerella grandiflora (Bigflower bladderpod)
Carr, Bill

Lesquerella grandiflora

Lesquerella grandiflora (Hook.) S. Watson

Bigflower Bladderpod

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)


USDA Symbol: LEGR3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Silicle
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr


Native Distribution: South and central Texas, also Borden County, endemic.
Native Habitat: Loose, sandy soil.

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1263 Collected 2009-05-09 in Gonzales County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

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


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

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