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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Clarkia purpurea (W. Curtis) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Onagraceae (Evening-Primrose Family)
USDA Symbol: CLPU2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Fruit:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
BenefitUse Food: Indigenous Californians sowed Clarkia species and harvested the seeds to grind for food.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
Record Last Modified: 2008-10-19
Research By: TWC Staff