Wallflower (2)

Erysimum capitatum

Wallflower
Erysimum capitatum

Family: Mustard (Brassicaceae)
AKA: Western Wallflower, Sand Dune Wallflower
Photo taken on: May 27, 2006
Location: Almont Triangle, GV, CO
Life Zones: Plains to alpine
Habitat: Meadows and slopes

Flowers are more than 1/2" across, much larger than the other Mustards and Golden Draba. Grows from a few inches to 30" high depending on life zone. Flower color ranges from pale yellow to deep orange to pink-purple.

Flora of North America reference.arrow

Erysimum capitatumErysimum capitatum
Erysimum inconspicuum

Shy Wallflower
Erysimum inconspicuum

Family: Mustard (Brassicaceae)
AKA:
Photo taken on: June 26, 2015
Location: Bandelier Nat'l Mon., NM
Life Zones: Plains to alpine
Habitat: Pinyon-juniper woodlands, waste areas

Grows to 2ft, very similar in appearance to E. capitatum but the  flowers are much smaller, about ¼" across, and the seed pods are only 2" long compared to 4".

Flora of North America reference.

Yellow Round Clusters | Red & Orange Flowers | Pink Round Clusters