Calflora
Taxon  Report   3832    
Gilia capitata  Sims
Blue field gilia,  Bluehead gilia
Gilia capitata
© 2018 Miao Ling He
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Gilia capitata
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Gilia capitata
© 2003 Charles E. Jones
Gilia capitata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Gilia capitata
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Prairie, Red Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Gilia capitata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (GICA5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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