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Plant    Species Name:
Clarkia pulchella Pursh

Common Name:
pinkfairies, ragged robin


Kamiah, Idaho
Collected northeast of Kamiah.
  June 1, 1806

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .

Clarkia pulchella (PH-LC 59).

The copyright for this image is retained by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; this image is used with their permission.

VIGNETTE: Naming Species New to Science

by Dominique Harre Rogers

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by Dominique Harre Rogers

Journal Entries:

Capt. Clark, May 29, 1806--Capt. L-s met with a singular plant in blume of which we preserved a specimen.   it grows on ...  more>>

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collected by Q. Jones 71, Grangeville, Idaho, 19 June 1950

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Clarkia pulchella (A.Huber)

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