Clarkia rubicunda

Ruby Chalice Clarkia

  • Height:   1-3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   annual
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   Medium 1-2 inch
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   spring
  • Flower Color:   lavender
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - inland
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Salt Tolerance:   medium
  • Characteristics / Comments:   Showy color
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Clarkia rubicunda

Common Name:Farewell to spring

Clarkia rubicunda, a dicot, is a annual herb that is native to California.

US Distribution:California
Plant Community(s):Northern Coastal Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, ContraCosta, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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Bloom Months
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