rocky mountain bee-plant

Rocky Mountain beeplant

[bee-plant, -plahnt]
noun
a rank-smelling plant, Cleome serrulata, of the caper family, native to the western U.S., having showy, dense clusters of pink or white flowers, frequented by bees.
Also called stinking clover.


Origin:
1895–1900

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