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Gordon's bladderpod
Conservation status

Secure (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
  • Physaria gordonii densifolia
  • Lesquerella gordonii
  • Vesicaria gordonii
  • Alyssum gordonii

Physaria gordonii, commonly known as Gordon's bladderpod, is a species of plant in the family Brassicaceae distributed throughout the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico. It is a winter annual wildflower, maturing between April and June. The plant normally grows in sandy or gravel deserts. The plant has low-growing stems, with long, lanceolate leaves measuring about 4 in (10 cm). The plants flowers are in a loose, raceme cluster, and are radially symmetrical. The plant is very similar to P. fendleri.

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