Prickly Spiderflower (Cleome aculeata)

Cleome Aculeata, or more commonly know as Prickly Spiderflower, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Cleome. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Cleome Aculeata or Prickly Spiderflower's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Cleome
  • Family: Capparaceae
  • Order: Capparales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) PR (N) VI (N)

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