Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Cleomaceae
(Caper Family)


The Cleomaceae Family are mostly erect herbs in the Gila National Forest. The flowers are frequently showy with very exerted stamens. They have flower parts in fours and pod-like capsules.

Peritoma serrulata (Rocky Mountain Bee Plant)
Polanisia dodecandra (Clammyweed)


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