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  Peritoma serrulata (Pursh) DC. image
Photographer: Keir Morse           
Family Cleomaceae
Peritoma serrulata (Pursh) DC.
Rocky Mountain bee-plant, stinking-clover, toothed spider-flower
Peritoma: Greek peri for "all around", tome for "cutting" possibly referring to the cuts in the fruits
serrulata: minutely serrate or saw-toothed
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: annual forb

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