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Clarkia xantiana (Gunsight clarkia)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Clarkia xantiana

Clarkia xantiana A. Gray

Gunsight Clarkia, Xantus Clarkia

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CLXA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Clarkia xantiana, found in southern California, has a needle-like middle petal lobe.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul

Distribution

USA: CA

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2010-05-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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