Taxon  Report   3832 
Gilia capitata  Sims
Blue Field Gilia,  bluehead gilia
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
Gilia capitata
© 2001 Russell Towle
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]
Genus: Gilia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Gilia capitata ssp. abrotanifolia
Gilia capitata ssp. capitata
Gilia capitata ssp. chamissonis
Gilia capitata ssp. mediomontana
Gilia capitata ssp. pacifica
Gilia capitata ssp. pedemontana
Gilia capitata ssp. staminea
Gilia capitata ssp. tomentosa
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 31, 2015).

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