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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Clarkia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Clarkia bottae (Spach) H. Lewis & M. Lewis
Stem: erect, < 1 m, glabrous (puberulent), glaucous. Leaf: petiole < 5 mm; blade 3--10 cm, narrowly lanceolate to lanceolate. Inflorescence: axis in bud straight; buds reflexed. Flower: hypanthium 2--3 mm; sepals staying fused in 4s; corolla bowl-shaped, petals 15--30 mm, fan-shaped, pale lavender to pink-lavender, often white toward base, generally red-flecked; stamens 8, outer anthers lavender, inner << outer, paler; stigma exserted beyond anthers. Seed: brown. Chromosomes: n=9.
Ecology: Openings in chaparral, woodland, coastal scrub; Elevation: < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNF, CCo, SCoRO, SCo, WTR, SnGb, nw PR. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
Synonyms: Clarkia deflexa (Jeps.) H. Lewis & M. Lewis
eFlora Treatment Author: Harlan Lewis
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Clarkia borealis subsp. borealis
Next taxon: Clarkia breweri
Citation for this treatment: Harlan Lewis 2016. Clarkia bottae, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19569, accessed on July 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 23, 2016.