Botanical Name: Thlaspi fendleri
Common Name: Wild candy tuft
Plant Type: Wildflower

Sun Requirement(s): Part
Water Requirement(s): Low

Habitat(s): Mixed conifer forests
Elevation: From 4000 to 12000 feet

Fall/Bloom Color(s): White

Blooms from Apr to May

Height: 6 Inches


This genus of plant is capable of growing in soils with very high concentrations of metals, extracting metals from soil through their roots.