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Erysimum asperum (Western wallflower)
Reveal, James L.

Erysimum asperum

Erysimum asperum (Nutt.) DC.

Western Wallflower

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Synonym(s): Cheirinia aspera

USDA Symbol: ERAS2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


From the Image Gallery

32 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial , Biennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Silique
Size Notes: Up to about 32 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AK , IN , NM , TX
Canada: AB , BC , MB , ON , QC , SK

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Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

From the Archive

Wildflower Newsletter 1993 VOL. 10, NO.6 - Saving Trees and Plants at New Center Site a Big Job, Director's Report, Wildflo...

Additional resources

USDA: Find Erysimum asperum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Erysimum asperum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Erysimum asperum


Record Modified: 2023-02-08
Research By: DEW

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