These wildflowers were previously included in the caper family (Capparaceae). As far as I can tell, the family hasn't been around long enough to pick up an English name.
Flowers are organized alphabetically by genus and species. Hover over a photo series to control the images.
Rocky Mountain Beeplant (Peritoma serrulata)
This plant was formerly known as Cleome serrulata, and is listed as such in many guides. For years I knew it simply as beeweed. One photo shows how the individual flower has four petals. Except on the flower stalks, the leaves are pointed and come in threes. The boiled-down sap from this plant may have been used to create the carbon-based black paint on some Ancestral Puebloan pots.
Red-Whisker Clammyweed (Polanisia dodecandra)