Definition of clarkia in English:

clarkia

Line breaks: clar|kia
Pronunciation: /ˈklɑːkɪə
 
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noun

  • A North American plant with showy white, pink, or purple flowers, cultivated as a border plant in gardens.
    • Genus Clarkia, family Onagraceae
    More 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.

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