Taxon  Report   2197    
Clarkia lewisii  P. H. Raven & D. R. Parn.
Lewis' clarkia,  Lewis's clarkia
Clarkia lewisii
© 2011 Katie Swanson
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Clarkia lewisii
© 2009 Lynn Watson
Clarkia lewisii
© 2016 Dean Wm. Taylor
Clarkia lewisii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Clarkia bottae
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Clarkia lewisii
© 2018 Mary Conway
Genus: Clarkia
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Northern Coastal Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
CNPS: Clarkia bottae
More information about  Clarkia lewisii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).