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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Clarkia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Clarkia rhomboidea Douglas
Stem: erect, < 1 m, puberulent. Leaf: petiole 5--25 mm; blade 1--6 cm, lanceolate to elliptic or ovate. Inflorescence: axis in bud recurved at tip; buds pendent. Flower: hypanthium 1--3 mm; sepals all coming free; corolla rotate, petals 6--12 mm, pink-lavender, generally spotted, claw broad, 2-lobed, blade lanceolate to widely ovate or diamond-shaped; stamens 8, subtended by ciliate scales, anthers alike, pollen blue-gray; ovary 4-grooved, stigma not exserted beyond anthers. Chromosomes: n=12.
Ecology: Common. Yellow-pine forest, woodland; Elevation: < 2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP (exc SnJV), MP; Distribution Outside California: +- western United States, Baja California. Flowering Time: Mar--Sep Note: From hybrids between species related to Clarkia mildrediae, Clarkia virgata.
eFlora Treatment Author: Harlan Lewis
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Clarkia purpurea subsp. viminea
Next taxon: Clarkia rostrata
Citation for this treatment: Harlan Lewis 2017. Clarkia rhomboidea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19595, accessed on January 18, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 18, 2017.