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Oxystylis lutea
spiny caper Bee-plant Family
Oxystylis lutea Cleomaceae
common name
  spiny caper
accepted scientific name
  Oxystylis lutea Torr. & Frém.
rules for finding collection records
  Oxystylis lutea (164)
family name
Image Author: ©2010 James L. Reveal
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals, Round clusters of flowers
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed 3rd week of February thru 3rd week of October
Native to the Mojave Desert (California and Nevada)

How Likely at this Location (13%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
J. Reveal (28)
Cal Photos (27)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
Michael Charters (1)
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Salt Marsh
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