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Clarkia biloba (Twolobe clarkia)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Clarkia biloba

Clarkia biloba (Durand) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.

Twolobe clarkia

Onagraceae (Evening-Primrose Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CLBI

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun

Distribution

USA: CA

Benefit

Use Food: Indigenous Californians sowed Clarkia species and harvested the seeds to grind for food.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Clarkia biloba in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Clarkia biloba in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Clarkia biloba

Metadata

Record Modified: 2008-10-19
Research By: TWC Staff

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