Erysimum occidentale

Pale Wallflower

Erect, gray-haired throughout. Stems stout, 1 to several. Leaves many, narrow. Basal leaves numerous, linear, entire or toothed, 2–4 in. including long petiole; stem leaves similar, becoming sessile above. Flowers pale yellow in dense clusters at top. Seedpods ascending, 2–4 in. long, flat with slender point, on stout stalks. Grows in dry slopes, sandy soils.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Biennial, Perennial
  • Height: 8--20 inches
  • Habitat: Shrub-Steppe
  • Found In: Great Basin, East Gorge
  • Native: Yes