Calflora
Taxon  Report   3980    
Gymnosteris parvula  A. Heller
Small flowered gymnosteris,  Smallflower gymnosteris
Gymnosteris parvula
© 2011 Steven Perry
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Gymnosteris parvula
© 2015 John Doyen
Gymnosteris parvula
© 2005 Steve Matson
Gymnosteris parvula, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Gymnosteris parvula
© 2015 John Doyen
Communities: Bristle-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Gilia parvula
More information about  Gymnosteris parvula
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (GYPA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2018).

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