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Great Plains Bladderpod - Physaria arenosa
Other Names:  Lesquerella arenosa


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Stems prostrate to ascending, 5–20 cm from a simple caudex. Basal leaves rosulate, ovate to oblanceolate, 1–5 cm long, entire. Stem leaves linear to narrowly oblanceolate. Vestiture of 4- to 6-rayed short-stalked hairs. Petals 6–9 mm long. Fruit globose, 3–5 mm high, style 2.5–4 mm long; seeds 4 to 7 per locule; pedicels curved down, 5–10 mm long. Our plants are variety arenosa (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AB to MB south to CO and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 32

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Habitat
Sparsely vegetated, sandy soil of grasslands, steppe; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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