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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Clarkia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Clarkia unguiculata Lindl.
Stem: erect, < 1 m, glabrous, glaucous. Leaf: petiole 0--1 cm; blade 1--6 cm, lanceolate to elliptic or ovate. Inflorescence: axis in bud straight; buds reflexed. Flower: hypanthium 2--5 mm; sepals staying fused in 4s, green to dark red, sparsely to densely puberulent and with longer, straight, spreading hairs < 3 mm; corolla rotate, petals 1--2.5 cm, lavender-pink to salmon or dark red-purple, claw >= blade, slender, blade triangular or diamond-shaped to +- round; stamens 8, outer anthers red, inner << outer, paler; ovary 8-grooved, hairs as on sepals, stigma exserted beyond anthers. Chromosomes: n=9.
Ecology: Common. Woodland; Elevation: < 1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoR, SNF, Teh, ScV (Sutter Buttes), SnFrB, SCoR, SCo, WTR, PR. Flowering Time: Apr--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: Harlan Lewis
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Clarkia tembloriensis subsp. tembloriensis
Next taxon: Clarkia virgata
Citation for this treatment: Harlan Lewis 2016. Clarkia unguiculata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19605, accessed on October 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 23, 2016.