Clarkia epilobioides (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Onagraceae (Evening-Primrose Family)
Synonym(s): Godetia epilobioides
USDA Symbol: CLEP
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: pale cream aging to pink
BenefitUse Food: Indigenous Californians sowed Clarkia species and harvested the seeds to grind for food.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
BibliographyBibref 1218 - Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and the Management of California's Natural Resources (2006) Anderson, M. Kat
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Clarkia epilobioides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Clarkia epilobioides in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2008-10-19
Research By: TWC Staff