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Western Wallflower
(Sand-Dune Wallflower, Plains Wallflower)

Erysimum capitatum



First Noted by Expedition
June 1, 1806, at Camp Chopunnish, Idaho County, Idaho.
 

Description
Erect stems, unbranched or branched in the upper parts, with narrow leaves, end in a dense raceme of showy orange, burnt orange, or orange-maroon, or yellow flowers. Flowers about 0.8 in (2 cm) wide. Leaves 1-5 in (2.5-12.5 cm) long. Height: 6-36 in (15-90 cm).
 

Habitat
Dry stony banks, slopes, open flats, open hills, and plains.
 

Range
Across the southern half of Canada and south throughout the western and central United States; absent from eastern seaboard and Deep South states.
 

Note
Species information from enature.com
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