Taxon  Report   2163 
Clarkia amoena  (Lehm.) Nelson & J.F. Macbr.  ssp. whitneyi  (A. Gray) Harlan Lewis & M. Lewis
Whitney's clarkia, farewell to spring
Clarkia amoena ssp. whitneyi, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition


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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Community: Northern Coastal Scrub
Habitat: coastal [CNPS Inventory]
Genus: Clarkia
Parent Record Clarkia amoena.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Godetia whitneyi
ICPN: Oenothera whitneyi
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2014).

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