Origin of clarkiaModL, after William Clark
any of a genus (Clarkia) of W American wildflowers of the evening-primrose family, having white, rosy, or purple flowers
Any of various annual, chiefly western North American plants of the genus Clarkia, several of which are cultivated for their showy red, purple, pink, or white flowers.
Origin of clarkiaNew Latin Clarkia genus name afterWilliam Clark
- Any of several annual flowering plants, of the genus Clarkia, native to the Americas
- Silene Elizabethae - A richly beautiful and scarce alpine plant, the flowers looking more like those of some handsome but tiny Clarkia than of the Silenes commonly grown.
- Clarkia pulchella: hardy, IZ ft., rosy-purple; some varieties very handsome.