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Noun1.prairie rocket - any of several North American plants of the genus Erysimum having large yellow flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
Erysimum, genus Erysimum - large genus of annual or perennial herbs some grown for their flowers and some for their attractive evergreen leaves; Old World and North America
2.prairie rocket - any of several western American plants of the genus Cheiranthus having large yellow flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
Cheiranthus, genus Cheiranthus - Old World perennial plants grown for their showy flowers
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Erysimum capitatum is an exceptional plant species in which to examine geographic variation in flower morphology, pollinators, and herbivores.
We studied four montane populations of Erysimum capitatum for two growing seasons to determine whether a more detailed study of local selection was warranted and to answer the following questions: Is there differentiation in phenotype among populations?
Erysimum capitatum (Brassicaceae) occurs throughout the United States (USDA, 2004) and northern Mexico (Turner, 2006).