Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)

Physaria didymocarpa var. lyrata, Salmon twin bladderpod
Physaria didymocarpa var. lyrata, Salmon twin bladderpod produces bright yellow flowers. The central rosette of leaves is flanked by prostrate stems and inflated “bladderpod” fruits. Photo by Alexia Cochrane.

Physaria didymocarpa var. lyrata, Salmon twin bladderpod
Salmon twin bladderpod is found on talus slopes of volcanic origin in east-central Idaho. Photo by Alexia Cochrane.

Physaria didymocarpa var. lyrata, Salmon twin bladderpod habitat
Salmon twin bladderpod occurs on rocky, sparsely vegetated, southerly slopes of Challis Volcanics parent material. Photo by Alexia Cochrane.

Physaria didymocarpa var. lyrata, Salmon twin bladderpod range map.
Physaria didymocarpa var. lyrata range map.

Physaria didymocarpa var. lyrata, Salmon twin bladderpod

Threats

  • Mining activity
  • Road construction, maintenance, and roadside herbicide spraying
  • Cattle trailing
  • Possible competition from cheatgrass, an invasive alien annual

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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