- Golden Cleome, Yellow Cleome or Yellow Mouse-whispers
- Latin Name
- Cleome angustifolia
- The Golden Cleome / Yellow Cleome is a delicate, open-branched herb with thin compound leaves. The yellow flowers have purple bases and distinctive protruding stamens.
- The Golden Cleome is quite common along roadsides and in disturbed ground and is widespread.
- Field Notes
- The plant is eaten as a vegetable in many parts and is said to have two uses – as part of a meal and for its healing qualities of certain ills. The flower is pollinated by ants and other insects that feed on the pollen.