Taxon  Report   3832 
Gilia capitata  Sims
Blue field gilia,  Bluehead gilia
Gilia capitata
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
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Gilia capitata
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Gilia capitata
© 2001 Russell Towle
Gilia capitata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Gilia capitata
© 2003 Charles E. Jones
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 [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Gilia capitata
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2016).

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