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Rocky Mountain beeplant

[bee-plant, -plahnt]
  1. 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.
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Origin of Rocky Mountain beeplant

First recorded in 1895–1900
Also called stinking clover.
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