4 responses to “Clarkia pulchella”

  1. bev

    Thanks for the very educational post.

  2. Maire Smith

    Interesting plant.
    Do you have any images of the whole plant? I can’t think what it might look like.

  3. Daniel Mosquin

    Unfortunately, no – the light was extremely harsh (this photo was shadowed by my body), so anything I’d take would be garish. The link to Lewis’s description of the plant includes a scan of a pressed specimen. That gives a good idea of what it looks like, somewhat spindly on occasion, but often with more inflorescences so it looks a bit fuller.

  4. maureen

    gorgeous blossom — looks like in spite of the garish light surrounding you, Daniel — you managed to take a beautiful shot inside your shadow.

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