Taxon  Report   2258    
Cleome platycarpa  Torr.  
(no longer an active name)
Golden bee plant,  Golden spiderflower
Cleome 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.

Bloom Period
Genus: Cleome
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Peritoma platycarpa

NOTE: Cleome platycarpa is no longer an active name.
More information about  Cleome platycarpa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Apr 02, 2020).