Rocky Mountain beeplant

[ bee-plant, -plahnt ]
/ ˈbiˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt /


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.

Origin of Rocky Mountain beeplant

First recorded in 1895–1900
Also called stinking clover. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020