Taxon  Report   3840 
Gilia capitata  Sims  ssp. tomentosa  (Brand) V. Grant
Bluehead gilia,  Hairy blue field gilia
Gilia capitata ssp. tomentosa
© 2008 Vernon Smith
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Gilia capitata ssp. tomentosa, 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. tomentosa
© 2009 Doreen L. Smith
Genus: Gilia
Parent Record Gilia capitata
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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