Elegant Clarkia, Canyon Clarkia

Scientific Name:

Clarkia unguiculata

Family:

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

Blooms:

Apr - Jun

Color:

Red-Pink

Annual herb

Native, endemic to California

Found throughout Mitchell Canyon, elegant clarkia, along with other members of the evening primrose family has 4 petals and exhibits ovaries that occur well beow the flower on the stem. 

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Mike Woodring

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