Erysimum hieraciifolium

Erysimum hieraciifolium

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.

English Name

Gold Shot

Local Name

NOT AVAILABLE

Family

Brassicaceae

Flowering time

June to September

Habitat

Found in moist areas like as grassy slopes and cultivated fields.

Uses

Leaves and young shoots are edible.

Location in the Valley of flowers

It can be found between Govindghat and Ghangaria.

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Erysimum hieraciifolium
Erysimum hieraciifolium
Erysimum hieraciifolium
Erysimum hieraciifolium

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