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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Clarkia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Clarkia gracilis (Piper) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Stem: erect, < 9 dm; hairs 0 to dense. Leaf: petiole < 1 cm; blade 2--7 cm, linear to narrowly lanceolate. Inflorescence: axis in bud recurved at tip; buds pendent. Flower: hypanthium 1.5--10 mm; sepals staying fused in 4s; corolla bowl-shaped, petals obovate to fan-shaped, pink-lavender, often lighter toward base, spot 0 or 1 near middle or base, red; stamens 8, anthers alike; ovary 4- or rarely shallowly 8-grooved, puberulent. Fruit: 2.5--5 cm, generally wider distally; beak slender, < 10 mm. Chromosomes: n=14.
Note: From hybrids between Clarkia amoena and a probably extinct relative of Clarkia lassenensis.
eFlora Treatment Author: Harlan Lewis
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Clarkia franciscana
Next taxon: Clarkia gracilis subsp. albicaulis
Citation for this treatment: Harlan Lewis 2016. Clarkia gracilis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19580, accessed on September 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 27, 2016.