Erysimum hieraciifolium in Valley of flowers
Erysimum hieraciifolium is a perennial herb growing up to 90 cm of height. The generic name is derived from a Greek word Erythros which means red refers the color of flowers. The species name is derived from the word Hierax which means Hawk. It means the Erysimum hieraciifolium have the leaves like that of a plant called Hieracium. Roman naturalist Pliny believed hawks fed on Hieracium. Flowers of Erysimum hieraciifolium found in Valley of Flowers are of orange yellow in color.
|June to September|
|Found in moist areas like as grassy slopes and cultivated fields.|
|Leaves and young shoots are edible.|
Location in the Valley of flowers
|It can be found between Govindghat and Ghangaria.|
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