Clarkia gracilis

Slender Clarkia

Stem erect, hairless to densely hairy. Leaves 1–2 1/2 in., linear. Flower buds hang down; open flowers pink or pinkish lavender, often lighter toward base; petals fan-shaped, without any spots or veins. Grows in open dry areas at low to mid elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Height: 6--18 inches
  • Habitat: East-Side Forest, Shrub-Steppe, Meadow
  • Found In: Siskiyous, East Gorge
  • Native: Yes