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Cleomella angustifolia

Cleomella angustifolia Torr.

Narrowleaf Rhombopod, Cleomella

Capparaceae (Caper Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CLAN

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Palmate , Trifoliate
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Linear
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Apex: Acute
Inflorescence: Raceme , Terminal
Fruit Type: Capsule
Flower: Petals 4
Fruit:
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: CO , KS , NE , OK , TX
Native Habitat: Pond shores, stream bottoms, roadsides, grasslands, heavy alkaline clay or sandy soils.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cleomella angustifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cleomella angustifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cleomella angustifolia

Metadata

Record Modified: 2011-08-06
Research By: TWC Staff

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