(Rocky Mountain Beeplant)
is a common plant that often looks weedy along roadsides or on disturbed areas. The violet form is most common, but occassionally a white-flowered plant is found.
Plants in the Caper family have many characteristics similar to Mustards. Flowers have four petals and the long fruit capsules appear similar to the siliques of mustard fruits.
Plains, Foothills (3500 - 9000 ft.)
Time of bloom:
June - August
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers