- any of various western U.S. plants belonging to the genus Clarkia, of the evening primrose family, having narrow leaves and ornamental red or purple flowers.
Origin of clarkia
Examples from the Web for clarkia
Historical Examples of clarkia
Another cultivated plant is the Clarkia, a native of Oregon and California.
There are several kinds of Clarkia, resembling Godetia, but the petals have claws.Field Book of Western Wild Flowers
On the other hand I could detect no difference in the product from the two coloured anthers of Clarkia.
Chron.,' April 28th, 1866, on a bud developed on the petal of the Clarkia.
I believe that this is the case with Clarkia elegans, and I have just written to Thompson for seeds.
- any North American onagraceous plant of the genus Clarkia: cultivated for their red, purple, or pink flowers