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Clarkia speciosa (Redspot clarkia)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Clarkia speciosa

Clarkia speciosa F.H. Lewis & M.E. Lewis

Redspot Clarkia

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CLSP

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun
Bloom Notes: red-eyed

Distribution

USA: CA

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2016-10-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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