YELLOW BEEPLANT

Cleome Lutea

plant type:
forb
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm
cover:
Low

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Silt
Sand
Acceptable Soil conditions:
Alkaline

Location

Min elevation:
2000
Max elevation:
7000
Counties: 
Apache
Coconino
Gila
Graham
Greenlee
Maricopa
Mohave
Pima
Pinal
Santa Cruz
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Germination Requirements: 
Seed should be stratified in lightly moistened peat or sand at 4 to 5° C (39 to 41° F) for 30 to 190 days. Stratified seed will germinate in 10 to 14 days after planting under greenhouse conditions.
Establishment: 
Moderate

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
Disturbance
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Drought resilienceForage productionPollinator habitatWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
Citations: