Calflora
Taxon  Report   2216    
Clarkia speciosa  H. Lewis & M. Lewis  ssp. nitens  (H. Lewis & M. Lewis) H. Lewis & P. H. Raven
Red spot clarkia,  Redspot clarkia
Clarkia speciosa ssp. nitens
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Clarkia speciosa ssp. nitens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Family: ONAGRACEAE  
Genus: Clarkia
Parent: Clarkia speciosa
Communities: Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Clarkia nitens
More information about  Clarkia speciosa ssp. nitens
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CLSPN)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).