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Lesquerella recurvata (Gaslight bladderpod)
Clippard, Lee

Lesquerella recurvata

Lesquerella recurvata (Engelm. ex A. Gray) S. Watson

Gaslight Bladderpod, Slender Bladderpod

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)


USDA Symbol: LERE4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

14 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Silicle
Size Notes: Stems erect or decumbent, up to about 20 inches long.

Bloom Information

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



Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0695 Collected Mar 8, 1994 in Bexar County by Mike Fox

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1322 Collected 2014-05-11 in Hays 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 recurvata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lesquerella recurvata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lesquerella recurvata


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

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