Wildflowers - Western Wallflower

Western Wallflower - Erysimum asperum
Western Wallflower - Erysimum asperum

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

 
The Western Wallflower is in the Mustard Family. The scientific name for this family is Cruciferae which comes from the word "cross", referring to the arrangement of the flower petals. The Lakota dried and chewed or made the flowers into a tea to treat stomach and bowel cramps.

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