Definition of Erysimum asperum
1. Noun. Biennial or short-lived perennial prairie rocket having orange-yellow flowers; western North America to Minnesota and Kansas; sometimes placed in genus Cheiranthus.
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Erysimum, Genus Erysimum
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Literary usage of Erysimum asperum
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1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1905)
"... and erysimum asperum in large patches, and also the white, ... divergens was abundant either resting on the ground or feeding at erysimum asperum. ..."
2. Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and by Joseph Henry, Spencer Fullerton Baird, United States War Dept, United States Army. Corps of Engineers (1856)
"erysimum asperum, DO.; Torr. & Gray, Fl. 1, p. 96. Puerto del Dado, New Mexico ... erysimum asperum, var. ELATUM. E. elatum, Nutt. in Torr. & Gray, I. c. ..."
3. Bulletin by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (Fargo) (1899)
"erysimum asperum DC. Western Wall Flower or Yellow Phlox. Everywhere on dry hard prairie sod. Not a very bad weed. AC Herb.: Sykeston 53, Lake Metigoshe, ..."