Lesquerella arctica

  • Scientific name: Lesquerella arctica (Wormsk. ex Hornem.) S. Watson Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 23: 254. (1888).
  • Basionym: Alyssum arcticum Fl. Dan. 9, Fasc. 26: 5, tab. 1520. (1818).
  • Synonyms:
    • Lesquerella arctica subsp. arctica (Wormsk. ex Hornem.) S. Watson Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 23: 254. (1888).
    • Lesquerella arctica subsp. purshii (S. Watson) A. Porsild Natl. Mus. Canada Bull. 121: 191. (1951).
    • Lesquerella arctica var. arctica (Wormsk. ex Hornem.) S. Watson Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 23: 254. (1888).
    • Lesquerella arctica var. purshii S. WatsonProc. Amer. Acad. Arts 23: 254. (1888).
    • Common name: arctic bladder-pod

Distribution:

Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: n = 30; 2n = 60
  • Canadian status: native
  • Lifeform: perennial, caudex woody
  • Ecology: arctic, alpine, to temperate boreal: slopes, bluffs, cliffs, tundra, till plains, beaches, streambanks, terraces, polygons, muskeg, seepage areas; talus, scree, sand, gravel, rocks, silt, clay and calcareous soils