Taxon  Report   2224    
Clarkia unguiculata  Lindl.
Elegant clarkia,  Mountain garland, Woodland clarkia
Clarkia unguiculata
© 2007 Lynn Watson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Clarkia unguiculata
© 2017 Rebecca Schoenenberger
Clarkia unguiculata
© 2005 Hartmut Wisch
Clarkia unguiculata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Clarkia unguiculata
© 2017 Kristin Sabo
Genus: Clarkia
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Coastal Strand

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Clarkia elegans
More information about  Clarkia unguiculata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 16, 2019).