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, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: CAPPARACEAE  
Genus: Cleome
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Peritoma lutea

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Peritoma lutea
NOTE: Cleome lutea is no longer an active name.
More information about  Cleome lutea
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CLLU2)


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: Apr 25, 2019).