Lesquerella

noun
Les·​que·​rel·​la | \ ˌleskəˈrelə, ˌlāk- \

Definition of Lesquerella

: a genus of low annual or perennial American herbs (family Cruciferae) having stellate pubescence, simple leaves, yellow racemose flowers, and inflated pods — see bladderpod

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History and Etymology for Lesquerella

New Latin, from Leo Lesquereux †1889 Swiss paleobotanist in U.S. + New Latin -ella

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“Lesquerella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lesquerella. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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