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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Clarkia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Clarkia affinis H. Lewis & M. Lewis
Stem: erect, < 8 dm, puberulent. Leaf: petiole < 3 mm or 0; blade 1.5--7 cm, linear to narrowly lanceolate. Inflorescence: axis in bud straight; buds erect. Flower: hypanthium 1.5--4 mm, not slender; sepals staying fused in 4s; corolla bowl-shaped, petals 5--15 mm, obovate, pale pink to dark wine-red, often purple-flecked or -marked; stamens 8, anthers alike; ovary 8-grooved, length > 9 × width, stigma not exserted beyond anthers. Fruit: 1.5--3 cm; beak 3--7 mm, cylindric and grooved when immature. Chromosomes: n=26.
Ecology: Openings in woodland, chaparral; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRI, c SNF, SnFrB, SCoR, WTR. Flowering Time: May--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Harlan Lewis
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Clarkia
Next taxon: Clarkia amoena
Citation for this treatment: Harlan Lewis 2017. Clarkia affinis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19563, accessed on January 22, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 22, 2017.