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Erysimum capitatum

Western Wallflower

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: canyons
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: basal
leaf shape3: spatulate to linear
leaf margin3: entire to dentate
Flower color2: yellow to orange
Flowering period2: winter and spring
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Brassicaceae (mustard family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Cruciferae (mustard family)
Synonym(s)1: Erysimum capitatum v.purshii
Status: rare
Location where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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