Lesquerella fendleri Limestone Bladderpod
PERENNIAL. A low, compact, tufted plant with small, narrow, grayish
green leaves and lemon yellow flowers that are distinctly striped with
orange at the base of each petal. Seedpods spherical. Blooms
in March-April. In the Empires, restricted to a few marble hills.
L. gordonii has larger leaves, longer stems, and smaller flowers
that lack stripes. Sometimes placed in genus Physaria.
FAMILY: Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)