Latin name: Clarkia unguiculata Lindley
Pronunciation: KLAR-kee-a un-gwik-yoo-LAY-ta
Common name: Elegant clarkia
Family: Onagraceae (Evening primrose)
Habitat: Open slopes and shaded places below 5000' in chaparral, valley grassland and coastal strand from San Diego Co. to northern California
Blooming period: May to June
Name derivations: 1) Clarkia 2) unguiculata