Calflora
Taxon  Report   2185    
Clarkia epilobioides  (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) A. Nelson & J. F. Macbr.
Canyon clarkia,  Willow herb clarkia
Clarkia epilobioides
© 2009 Lynn Watson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Clarkia epilobioides
© 2011 Aaron Schusteff
Clarkia epilobioides
© 2014 Steve Matson
Clarkia epilobioides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Clarkia epilobioides
© 2005 Keir Morse
Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Clarkia
Communities: Chaparral, Northern Coastal Scrub, Southern Oak Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Godetia epilobioides
More information about  Clarkia epilobioides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (CLEP)

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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 California Herbaria. [web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).