OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Tarenaya species 1   FAMILY Cleomaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cleome hassleriana   FAMILY Capparaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Tarenaya hassleriana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Tarenaya hassleriana

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 087-01-001:
Cleome houtteana   FAMILY Capparaceae

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Cleome spinosa

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Neocleome spinosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Cleome, Spiderflower, Pinkqueen


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image of Tarenaya species 1, Cleome, Spiderflower, Pinkqueen

JK Marlow    jkm100702_068

July    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Tarenaya species 1, Cleome, Spiderflower, Pinkqueen

JK Marlow    jkm100702_072

July    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Leaflets oblanceolate, entire. Leaves with flattened recurved stipular thorns, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Tarenaya species 1, Cleome, Spiderflower, Pinkqueen

JK Marlow    jkm100702_076

July    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Petals in bud are pale, turning deep pink upon opening, then pale again by morning, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

image of Tarenaya species 1, Cleome, Spiderflower, Pinkqueen

JK Marlow    jkm100702_081

July    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Petals clawed, claw 1-1.5cm long. Filaments 4-6cm long (longer than petals), per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Tarenaya species 1, Cleome, Spiderflower, Pinkqueen

JK Marlow    jkm100702_088

July    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Tarenaya species 1   FAMILY Cleomaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cleome hassleriana   FAMILY Capparaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Tarenaya hassleriana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Tarenaya hassleriana

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 087-01-001:
Cleome houtteana   FAMILY Capparaceae

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Cleome spinosa

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Neocleome spinosa

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3500

Forb
Annual

Non-native: South America

Uncommon in SC Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: Gardens, disturbed areas, sandbars, riverbanks, persistent and self-seeding from cultivation as an ornamental, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Palmately compound: 5-7 leaflets
Alternate, spirally arranged

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pale pink or white (AM), deep pink (PM)
Bilaterally symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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