Desert Plume is a
member of the Mustard Family.
grows to 6 feet in height and
has grayish-green, narrow leaves which grow to 7 inches in length at the
base of the plant, becoming shorter on the upper stem.
The plant typically grows on mesas, dry
plains and sagebrush areas at elevations between 2500 - 7000 feet.
Native Americans used the seeds
of the Desert Plume for mush.
typically blooms between May - September and produces a terminal spike
to 2 feet in length with yellow flowers with long stamens with 4
narrow petals to 1.25 inches in length each.