Calflora
Taxon  Report   11915    
Peritoma lutea  (Hook.) Raf.
Yellow Spiderwort,  Yellow bee plant
Peritoma lutea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Cleome lutea

Bloom Period
Family: CLEOMACEAE  
Genus: Peritoma
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Cleome lutea

Alternate Names:
JEF: Cleome lutea var. lutea
JEF: Cleome lutea
More information about  Peritoma lutea
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 06, 2019).