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     Erysimum capitatum is typically bright yellow as shown in the first photograph taken in the dark shales at the base of Lizard Head, July 2, 2004. In the high mountains of the Animas River drainage flower color ranges from bright yellows to soft lemons to hot pinks.

     In the high desert, foothills, and lower mountains,Erysimum capitatum grows to 20 inches tall. In alpine environments 8 inches is tall and often the plants are no more than 3-6 inches tall.

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