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clarkia

[klahr-kee-uh] /ˈklɑr ki ə/
noun
1.
any of various western U.S. plants belonging to the genus Clarkia, of the evening primrose family, having narrow leaves and ornamental red or purple flowers.
Origin
< Neo-Latin (1814); named after William Clark; see -ia
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clarkia

/ˈklɑːkɪə/
noun
1.
any North American onagraceous plant of the genus Clarkia: cultivated for their red, purple, or pink flowers
Word Origin
C19: New Latin, named after William Clark, who discovered it
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