Recommended best management practices for Cushion bladderpod (Physaria pulvinata): practices to reduce the impacts of road maintenance activities to plants of concern
Cushion bladderpod (Physaria pulvinata) is a low, compact plant in the Brassicaceae (Mustard Family). It is densely matted and hairy, less than 3 dm across with 4-petaled yellow flowers. It is known from widely scattered outcrops of grayish Mancos shale in San Miguel and Dolores counties, Colorado, and is considered to be imperiled at a global and state level (G1/S1; Colorado Natural Heritage Program 2017). One of the biggest conservation issues for this imperiled plant species is the lack of awareness of its existence and status. Avoiding or minimizing impacts to this species during road ...
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