New York Metropolitan Flora

Tarenaya spinosa (Jacq.) Raf. - Spider-flower, Spiny Spiderflower

Non-native

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 02/22/2012

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Common Names

Spider-flower, Spiny Spiderflower

General Discussion

This species has been reported escaping from cultivation in Nassau and Suffolk Cos., NY; but no specimens have been seen.

Nomenclature

Synonym:

Cleome spinosa Jacquin