Taxon  Report   2209    
Clarkia purpurea  (Curtis) A. Nelson & J. F. Macbr.  ssp. viminea  (Douglas ex Hook.) H. Lewis & M. Lewis
Large godetia,  Purple clarkia, Winecup clarkia
Clarkia purpurea ssp. viminea
© 2009 Barry Breckling
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Clarkia purpurea ssp. viminea
© 2019 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Clarkia purpurea ssp. viminea
© 2009 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Clarkia purpurea ssp. viminea, 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 purpurea ssp. viminea
© 2019 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Genus: Clarkia
Parent: Clarkia purpurea
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Clarkia viminea
PLANTS: Godetia viminea
ICPN: Godetia quadrivulnera f. setchelliana
More information about  Clarkia purpurea ssp. viminea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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 16, 2019).