Taxon  Report   2189 
Clarkia gracilis  (Piper) Nelson & J.F. Macbr.  ssp. albicaulis  (Jepson) Harlan Lewis & M. Lewis
White stemmed clarkia,  Whitestem clarkia
Clarkia gracilis ssp. albicaulis
© 2015 Tim Kellison
Click on a photo to see it bigger.
Clarkia gracilis ssp. albicaulis
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Clarkia gracilis ssp. albicaulis, 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.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Clarkia gracilis ssp. albicaulis
© 2011 Anthony Baniaga
Genus: Clarkia
Parent Record Clarkia gracilis
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.2 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Distribution by County 

Add an Observation of  Clarkia gracilis ssp. albicaulis

Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Godetia amoena var. albicaulis
More information about  Clarkia gracilis ssp. albicaulis
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

website references from Google

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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.