Definition of clarkia in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈklärkēə/


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.


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

Words that rhyme with clarkia


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Syllabification: clark·i·a

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