Calflora
Taxon  Report   11910    
Peritoma arborea  (Nutt.) H.H. Iltis
Bladderpod
Peritoma arborea
© 2004 James M. Andre
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Peritoma arborea
© 2005 Steve Matson
Peritoma arborea
© 2018 Thomas Egan
Peritoma arborea, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Peritoma arborea
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: CLEOMACEAE  
Genus: Peritoma
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Isomeris arborea
ICPN: Cleome isomeris
More information about  Peritoma arborea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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