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Brewer's Clarkia
(Clarkia breweri )
Onagraceae

Brewer's Clarkia; Photo Copyright Roxanne Bittman and CNPS
Photo Copyright Roxanne Bittman and CNPS

Description: Annual herb with stems less than 8 inches (2dm) long. Leaves linear to spear-shaped, 3/4 - 2 inches (2-5cm) long, with leaf stems less than 3/4 inches (2cm) long. The flower contains 4 green to magenta sepals, and pink petals, 5/8 - 1 inch (1.5-2.5cm) long, with 3 lobes, the middle lobe longer and narrower. The fruit is a many-seeded capsule, 1/16 inch (.5-2mm) long.

Distribution:

Habitat: Openings in woodland, chaparral. Elevation 688 - 3200 feet.

Flowering Period: Blooms April - May.

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Status: BLM Sensitive, California Native Plant Society List 4

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Last updated: 08-05-2010