Lesquerella gordonii

Lesquerella gordonii

Gordon bladderpod

Native cool-season, low-growing annual. Found in pinion-juniper savanna up to 6,900 ft. elevation. Plants generally occur as individuals, not in communities. Seed is often consumed by small birds. Plant is palatable to livestock and wildlife after the capsule matures.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 24 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
- 24 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 4 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
43.40 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
439,085
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Spring