Taxon  Report   247 
Allophyllum gilioides  (Benth.) A.D. Grant & V. Grant  ssp. violaceum  (A.A. Heller) Day
Dense false gilia,  Dense false gilyflower
Allophyllum gilioides ssp. violaceum
© 2017 Keir Morse
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Allophyllum gilioides ssp. violaceum
© 2017 Keir Morse
Allophyllum gilioides ssp. violaceum
© 2017 Keir Morse
Allophyllum gilioides ssp. violaceum, 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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Allophyllum gilioides ssp. violaceum
© 2017 Keir Morse
Genus: Allophyllum
Parent Record Allophyllum gilioides
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Allophyllum violaceum
PLANTS: Gilia gilioides var. violacea
PLANTS: Gilia violacea
More information about  Allophyllum gilioides ssp. violaceum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 26, 2017).

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