A close up of the clarkia flower.
clarkia definition by Webster's New World
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any of a genus (Clarkia) of W American wildflowers of the evening-primrose family, having white, rosy, or purple flowers
Origin: Modern Latin after William Clark
clarkia definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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: New Latin Clarkia, genus name, after William Clark.