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clarkia

Line breaks: clar|kia
Pronunciation: /ˈklɑːkɪə
 
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Definition of clarkia in English:

noun

A North American plant with showy white, pink, or purple flowers, cultivated as a border plant in gardens.
  • Genus Clarkia, family Onagraceae
Example sentences
  • Cool-season annuals such as clarkia, Iceland poppy, lobelia, pansy, and stock can't stand intense summer heat.
  • The poppies and clarkias began to straighten up, and the smaller shrubs saw the sunlight again.
  • Many old favourites are here, including poppies, daisies and clarkias and hollyhocks.

Origin

modern Latin, named after William Clark (see Clark, William), who discovered it.

Words that rhyme with clarkia

souvlakia

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