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Physaria tenella

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Kingdom  Plantae
Genus  Physaria
Higher classification  Lesquerella
Order  Brassicales
Family  Brassicaceae
Scientific name  Lesquerella tenella
Rank  Species
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Similar  Physaria, Lesquerella, Physaria kingii, Physaria chambersii, Physaria thamnophila

Physaria tenella is a species of flowering plant in the mustard family known by the common names Moapa bladderpod and slender bladderpod. It is native to western North America from Utah to Sonora, where it grows mainly in desert habitat. This is an annual herb producing several hairy multibranched erect to spreading stems sometimes exceeding half a meter long. The basal leaves are up to 6.5 centimeters long and sometimes toothed, and there are smaller leaves higher on the stem. The inflorescence is a raceme of flowers at the tip of the stem. The mustardlike flower has four orange to bright yellow petals each up to a centimeter long. The fruit is a plump, hairy, rounded capsule.

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