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Clarkia amoena

Description:

It is an annual plant growing to 1 m tall, with slender, linear leaves 2–7 cm long and 2–6 mm broad. The flowers are pink to pale purple, with four broad petals 1.5–6 cm long. The fruit is a dry capsule, which splits open when mature to release the numerous seeds.

Habitat:

SF Botanical garden. It is a flowering plant native to western North America, found in coastal hills and mountains from British Columbia south to the San Francisco Bay Area.

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The MnMs
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The MnMs

San Francisco, California, USA

Spotted on Sep 14, 2014
Submitted on Nov 11, 2014

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