Lesquerella congesta NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.
ITIS Reports — Lesquerella congesta ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.
FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.Physaria congesta is a rare species of flowering plant in the mustard family known by the common name Dudley Bluffs bladderpod. It is endemic to western Colorado in the United States, where it is known only from seven occurrences in Rio Blanco County. It is federally listed as a threatened species.The Lesquerella congesta (Dudley Bluffs bladder-pod), a perennial in the mustard family, is a small plant with a cushion growth form. The fruiting stems are only 0.4-1.2 in (1-3 cm) tall. The small, silvery leaves are less than 0.5 in (12 mm) in length, linear, and untoothed. Dudley Bluffs twinpod (Physaria obcordata) Species Description: Both the Dudley Bluffs bladderpod (Physaria congesta or Lesquerella congesta) and the Dudley Bluffs twinpod (Physaria obcordata) are rare members of the Brassicaceae (mustard) family.
Full Name: Dudley Bluffs bladderpod (Lesquerella congesta)
Where found: Wherever found
Species Group:Flowering Plants