Erysimum cheiranthoides L.
FamilyCruciferae — APG family: Brassicaceae
SynonymsCheirinia cheiranthoides (L.) Link.
DescriptionAnnual; stem simple or with ascending branches, with about 5 basal internodes and 5-10 nodes; leaves lanceolate to broadly lanceolate, entire in margin or nearly so, pubescent with chiefly trifid hairs; petals small, 3.5-5 mm long; pedicels yellow, filiform, pubescent with scattered trifid hairs; siliques subterete, glabrous or sparsely pubescent.
EcologyRoadsides; an introduced weed. Described from Europe.
Total range incompletely known, since subsp. altum (see next description) has been distinguished only recently.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.