Taxon  Report   11916    
Peritoma platycarpa  (Torr.) H.H. Iltis
Golden bee plant
Peritoma platycarpa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Cleome platycarpa

Bloom Period
Genus: Peritoma
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Cleome platycarpa
More information about  Peritoma platycarpa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 27, 2020).