Brassicaceae
Lesquerella douglasii

Douglas's Bladderpod

Decumbent to ascending plant with silvery hairs. Stems 4–18 in. long with flowers at end. Basal leaves egg-shaped to oval, gradually tapering to short petiole, entire or with few teeth; stem leaves smaller. Flowers in showy clusters, with yellow, spoon-shaped petals. Seedpods ball-shaped, with long beak on end, on spreading stalks. Grows in open, gravelly or sandy soils.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--8 inches
  • Habitat: Shrub-Steppe
  • Found In: East Gorge, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes