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Bruso, George H.
Clarkia pulchella Pursh
Deerhorn clarkia, Beautiful clarkia, Ragged robin, Pink fairies
USDA Symbol: CLPU
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Deerhorn Clarkia is a member of the evening-primrose family (family Onagraceae), which includes mainly herbs, rarely shrubs or trees with often showy flowers borne singly, in racemes or spikes, or in branched clusters.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Leaf:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Apr
CT , ID , MA , MT , OH , OR , SD , VT , WA , WY Canada: BC USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2010-04-25
Research By: TWC Staff