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Cleome

 

a genus of plants of the family Capparidaceae (sometimes separated as the family Cleomaceae). They are subshrubs or annual and perennial herbs. They are generally glandularpubescent. The leaves are alternate, simple, or ternate. The flowers are in racemes; the perianth is four-membered. There are between four and six stamens. The fruit is pod-shaped. There are approximately 150 species, distributed primarily in the tropics and subtropics. In the USSR there are approximately ten species, found in Middle Asia, the Caucasus, and southern European USSR. They grow on arid slopes and in coarse gravels. The most widespread species is Cleome ornithopodioides, whose seeds can be used as a substitute for mustard.

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Of the species not possessing the highest IVI values, Mollugo verticilata, Panicum tricoides, Phyllanthus niruri, Alternanthera tenella and Cleome diffusa were important in the community because of their high density and/or frequency, indicating that these species are numerous and have a more even spatial distribution in the crystalline area (Table 1).
Another one that never fails to return is Cleome hassleriana with globes of spidery flowers coloured pink and white with a delicate perfume.
Warm or cool Carnation Dianthus caryophyllus Cool Celosia Celosia argenteas Warm Cleome, spider Cleome hasselrana Warm flower Cosmos Cosmos bipinnatus Warm Cuphea Cuphea spp.
Species Division Class Subclass 1 Cleome Spermatophyta Angiospermae Dicots.
John's wort, violet, cleome (spider flower), mustard, heath, and primrose.
The first place prize; a composition of oakleaf hydrangea with ornamental grasses, 'Autumn Joy" sedum and cleome and yellow-twig dogwood, was designed Manhattan resident Denisha Williams.
A list of plants in the garden in 1829 includes tender acacias and caesalpinia, '10 or 12 Cistuses' and bulbs, while 'the most curious thing in the greenhouse' was an annual, Cleome pentaphylla, collected by his cousin Kit in Greece 'under the obelisk of Heliopolis'.
I find myself engaging in conversation with strangers whose gardens I admire and often coming away with a handful of seeds to propagate myself: cleome, or cat's whiskers; rudbeckia, or black-eyed Susan; salvia, both red and blue; gallardia, the gorgeous purple daisy-like flowers; clary sage and garden sage; basil and calendula and pot marigold; all sorts of minds and lambsears and poppies and hollyhocks and lemon balm .
In South Dakota two weeks later, August 29, Lewis paused to collect one of his final specimens, the pink cleome (Cleome serrulata).
Catalpa, Celosia orgentea, Celosia plumose Apricot Brandy, Chaenomeley Cleome, Convallaria, Cotinus, Caladium, Cosmos, Chaemycyparis pisifera Tilifera Aurea; Chasmanthium, Dicentra, Dahlia, Echinacea, Eryngium, Euphorbia pulcherrima, Euonymus fortunei Ivory Jade, Forsythia, Fagus, Gomphrena, Gladiolus, Hemerocallis, Helleborus, Hydrangea quercifolia, Hydrangea paniculata Tardiva, Heliotropium, Hosta, Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple, Flex opera, Hex aerticellata, Holkwitzia, Lavandula, Leucanthemum, Leucadendron, Larix, Liriope spicata, Magnolia grandiflora, Mertensia, Malus sp.
The spider flower, Cleome spinosa, is an annual that is regularly used as a bedding plant in warmer climes.
I've watched hummers hover around brightly colored flowers, such as red salvia, canna lily, cleome, butterfly bushes, zinnia, daylily, and hosta plantain lily.