Taxon  Report   3835 
Gilia capitata  Sims  ssp. chamissonis  (E. Greene) V. Grant
Blue field gilia,  Bluehead gilia, Dune gilia
Gilia capitata ssp. chamissonis
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Gilia capitata ssp. chamissonis
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Gilia capitata ssp. chamissonis
© 2011 Eric Wrubel/NPS
Gilia capitata ssp. chamissonis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Gilia capitata ssp. chamissonis
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Family: POLEMONIACEAE  
Genus: Gilia
Parent Record Gilia capitata
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PLANTS: Gilia achilleifolia ssp. chamissonis
PLANTS: Gilia achilleifolia var. chamissonis
More information about  Gilia capitata ssp. chamissonis
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This plant is available commercially.
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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 11, 2016).

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