Erysimum asperum
(Western Wallflower)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Western Wallflower
    Synonyms: Cheirinia aspera
    Lifespan: Biennial
    Zones: 4 - 9
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: May - July
    Status: Native

Erysimum asperum, or Western Wallflower, is native to central United States, and the eastern half of the Western US. It is a biennial, which grows in dry, rocky fields, prairies, plains and along roads. It blooms in late spring and early summer with yellow flowers.

There are several species of Erysimum in the United States, some of which are non-native. More information will be posted soon on how to tell them apart.

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