Scientific Name: Lesquerella
Common Names: Bladderpod
Bladderpods earn their unusual name for the inflated, rounded shape of their fruits. They prefer arid and semi-arid environments.
The plants are cultivated for their seed oil. Research is being done on the potential of using the oil for biofuel.
Bloom Color(s): yellow
Bloom Period: April to May
Plant Family: Brassicaceae
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