spiderflower

Definitions of spiderflower
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n any of various often strong-smelling plants of the genus Cleome having showy spider-shaped flowers

Synonyms:
cleome
Types:
Cleome hassleriana, spider flower, spider plant
native to South America but naturalized in warm parts of United States; grown for its long-lasting spider-shaped white to pink-purple flowers
Cleome serrulata, Rocky Mountain bee plant, stinking clover
plant of western North America having trifoliate leaves and white or pink spider-shaped flowers; sometimes used as an ornamental
Type of:
herb, herbaceous plant
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

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