The photos shown on this page were taken at Willow Creek, near the Trout Creek Mountains in southeastern Oregon.........June 28, 1997.
Cleomella is an erect, glabrtous, simple to freely branched annual from 5 to 40 cm tall.
The leaves are compound ternate (3 ovate-oblong leaflets) with long petioles.
The flowers have 4 sepals and 4 petals. The petals are pale to orange-yellow, and the flowers are fragrant. The seed capsules are broadly deltoid-obovate, from 6 to 9 mm long.
Cleomella is found in dry, dusty soils from the valleys into the foothills.
Cleomella is found from Lemhi County, Idaho south to Nevada, and west to eastern Malheur County, Oregon.