Cleome serrulata

Rocky Mountain Beeplant
Peritoma serrulata (Cleome serrulata)

Family: Cleome (Cleomaceae)
AKA: Stinking Clover, Spider Flower, Navajo Spinach
Photo taken on: July 28, 2008
Location: CO SR 69, Eastern CO
Life Zones: Plains to montane
Habitat: Roadsides, disturbed areas

Grows from 2ft to 5ft. Flowers are at the top of the stem and have long stamens. Leaves are divided into three narrow leaflets, similar to members of the Pea family.

Flora of North America reference.

Pink Round Clusters