Taxon  Report   2172    
Clarkia borealis  E. Small  ssp. borealis 
Northern clarkia
Clarkia borealis ssp. borealis
© 2009 Sierra Pacific Industries
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Clarkia borealis ssp. borealis
© 2018 Steve Laymon
Clarkia borealis ssp. borealis
© 2008 Sierra Pacific Industries
Clarkia borealis ssp. borealis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Clarkia borealis ssp. borealis
© 2018 Steve Laymon
Genus: Clarkia
Parent: Clarkia borealis
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Clarkia borealis ssp. borealis
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).