Taxon  Report   2210    
Clarkia rhomboidea  Douglas
Diamond clarkia,  Diamond fairyfan, Diamond petaled clarkia, Rhomboid farewell to spring, Tongue clarkia
Clarkia rhomboidea
© 2006 Steve Matson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Clarkia rhomboidea
© 2011 Orrin Winton
Clarkia rhomboidea
© 2018 Chico Hiking Association
Clarkia rhomboidea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Clarkia rhomboidea
© 2015 Bill Thiessen
Genus: Clarkia
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland, Chaparral

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Phaeostoma atropurpureum
More information about  Clarkia rhomboidea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 20, 2019).