Taxon  Report   11024 
Physaria tenella  (A. Nelson) O'Kane & Al-Shehbaz
Little bladderpod
Physaria tenella
© 2011 Lee Dittmann
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Physaria tenella
© 2015 John Doyen
Physaria tenella
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Physaria tenella, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Physaria tenella
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Physaria
Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Lesquerella tenella
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ICPN: Lesquerella tenella
More information about  Physaria tenella
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 20, 2018).

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