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.
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How to use clarkia in a sentence
On the other hand I could detect no difference in the product from the two coloured anthers of clarkia.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II | Charles Darwin
I believe that this is the case with clarkia elegans, and I have just written to Thompson for seeds.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II | Charles Darwin
If your border has been well prepared and is sunny, your clarkia seed is sure to do well in it.The Children's Book of Gardening | Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
Chron.,' April 28th, 1866, on a bud developed on the petal of the clarkia.
There are several kinds of clarkia, resembling Godetia, but the petals have claws.Field Book of Western Wild Flowers | Margaret Armstrong
British Dictionary definitions for clarkia
any North American onagraceous plant of the genus Clarkia: cultivated for their red, purple, or pink flowers
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