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Erysimum species wallflower

Mustard Family Brassicaceae
Family ID Traits:

  • 4 sepals
  • 4 petals – arranged like either “X” or “H”
  • 4 tall stamens, 2 short stamens
  • Seeds pods arranged like a spiral staircase – a raceme –
  • Pods split open from both sides- with a clear membrane in the middle
  • Radial symmetry
  • Grows as a biennial or perennial
  • Many narrow leaves, concentrated near the base