Taxon  Report   11021    
Physaria kingii  (S. Watson) O'Kane & Al-Shehbaz
King's bladderpod
Physaria kingii
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
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Physaria kingii
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Physaria kingii
© 2003 Dianne Fristrom
Physaria kingii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Physaria kingii
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Lesquerella kingii ssp. kingii var. kingii

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lesquerella kingii
More information about  Physaria kingii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).