Polanisia dodecandra

Polanisia dodecandra ssp. trachysperma

Family: Cleome (Cleomaceae)
AKA: Redwhisker Clammyweed
Photo taken on: August 25, 2009
Location: White Rock, NM
Life Zones: Plains to foothills
Habitat: Disturbed sandy areas

Grows to 2ft with sticky, moist-feeling leaves that have an unpleasant smell if crushed.

Flowers have white/cream petals and many long reddish stamens.

Flora of North America reference.

White/Cream Round Clusters