Cleomaceae
Spiderflower Family
2 genera
3 species
1 subspecies and varieties
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Peritoma luteayellow bee plant
Distribution: East of the Cascades in Washington; widely distributed throughout western U.S.
Habitat: Sagebrush desert to Ponderosa pine forests.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-September
Peritoma serrulataguaco Rocky Mountain bee-plant, Rocky Mountain beeplant, guaco, stinkweed
Distribution: East of the Cascades in Washington; widely distributed throughout North America except Alaska and southeastern U.S.
Habitat: Sagebrush deserts and Ponderosa pine forest openings.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Polanisia dodecandra
Origin: Native
ssp. trachysperma – western clammyweed, sandyseed, clammy weed