Lesquerella alpina

  • Scientific name: Lesquerella alpina (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) S. Watson Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 23: 251. (1888).
  • Basionym: Vesicaria alpina Fl. N. Amer. 1: 102. (1838).
  • Synonyms:
    • Lesquerella alpina var. alpina (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) S. Watson Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 23: 251. (1888).
    • Lesquerella alpina var. spatulata (Rydb.) Payson Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 8: 210. (1922).

Distribution:

Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: n = 5; 2n = 10
  • Canadian status: native
  • Lifeform: perennial, sometimes multiple or with simple caudex
  • Ecology: alpine to plains: dry open mostly eroded slopes, crests, banks, gullies, badlands, sandstone outcrops and formations, rough grassland and sedge meadows