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Cleome multicaulis (Slender spiderflower)
Leander, Bruce

Cleome multicaulis

Cleome multicaulis DC.

Slender Spiderflower, Playa Bee-plant, Playa Bee Plant, Playa Beeplant

Capparaceae (Caper family)

Synonym(s): Cleome sonorae

USDA Symbol: CLMU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AZ , CO , NM , TX , WY
Native Habitat: Dry to moist open ground, often in saline or volcanic soils.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-07-14
Research By: CBR

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