Physaria globosa

ClassificationDicots
FamilyBrassicaceae
Family (Traditional)Brassicaceae
GenusPhysaria
Species:Physaria globosa (Desv.) O'Kane & Al-Shehbaz
Common NameGlobe bladderpod
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Biennial; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Carpel Number/Pistil: 2; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Types: raceme; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 4; Pistil Complexity: Compound; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 7
StatusNative; Endangered-US
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Vesicaria shortii Vesicaria shortii

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Fayette (KY), Franklin (KY), Cheatham (TN), Davidson (TN), Montgomery (TN), Trousdale (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1940 - 2010

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0020721 Montgomery Tennessee 12 Apr 1998 Edward W. Chester
13247
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0107702 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0007172 Montgomery Tennessee 17 Apr 2010 C. Chester
15
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0083443 Franklin Kentucky 05 May 1981 Max Medley
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0048625 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0052287 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0020722 Montgomery Tennessee 25 Apr 1969 H.R. Brock, W. Fred Lee, Richard Jensen
04262
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0040927 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0089570 Fayette Kentucky 05 May 1979 John Macgregor
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0040148 Montgomery Tennessee 29 Apr 2010
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0091722 Franklin Kentucky 06 May 1985
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0045306 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0091723 Franklin Kentucky 09 May 1983
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0020724 Davidson Tennessee 06 Apr 1979 E.W. Chester, Floyd Scott, Lauina Lyle
3339
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0091721 Franklin Kentucky 01 Jun 1982
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0020728 Davidson Tennessee 27 Apr 1940 Jesse M. Shaver
6561
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0020725 Davidson Tennessee 23 Apr 1992 Edward W. Chester
12614
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0020727 Montgomery Tennessee 07 May 1968 Wayne Chester
2029
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0053358 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0020729 Cheatham Tennessee 29 Apr 1969 Mildred B. Perry
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0020723 Cheatham Tennessee 06 Apr 1979 E.W. Chester, Floyd Scott, Lauina Lyle
3344
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0053560 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0045291 Trousdale Tennessee
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0060299 Franklin Kentucky 16 May 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0052285 Davidson Tennessee 06 May 1982 R. Kral
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0020726 Montgomery Tennessee 26 Apr 1947 Alfred & Edward Clebsch
1061
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0060298 Franklin Kentucky 18 May 1979 Max Medley
APSC
Physaria globosa
APSC0096941 Trousdale Tennessee
APSC
Physaria globosa
TENN-V-0244327 Trousdale Tennessee
TENN
Physaria globosa
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Physaria globosa - Tara Littlefield
Physaria globosa - Tara Littlefield
Physaria globosa - Tara Littlefield
Physaria globosa - Tara Littlefield
Physaria globosa - Tara Littlefield
Physaria globosa - Tara Littlefield