Calflora
Taxon  Report   2257    
Cleome lutea  Hook.  
(no longer an active name)
Yellow bee plant,  Yellow spiderflower, Yellow spiderwort
Cleome lutea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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Bloom Period
Family: CAPPARACEAE  
Genus: Cleome

Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Peritoma lutea

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Peritoma lutea
NOTE: Cleome lutea is no longer an active name.
More information about  Cleome lutea

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2021).