Polanisia dodecandra (Redwhisker Clammyweed)
Family:
Capparaceae (Caper)
  
Polanisia dodecandra has trifoliate leaves and long, upright seed pods. Flowers have white petals and twelve red stamens, noted in the species name P. dodecandra and the common name Redwhisker Clammyweed. Plants have a pepper odor.


Vegetation zone:  Plains, Foothills  (3500 - 6800 ft.)
Time of bloom:  July - September
Origin:  Native
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers