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Taxon  Report  
Gilia capitata  Sims  ssp. pacifica  V. E. Grant
Pacific blue field gilia,   Pacific gilia
Gilia capitata ssp. pacifica is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(111 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Parent: Gilia capitata
Genus: Gilia
Family: Polemoniaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Information about  Gilia capitata ssp. pacifica from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (GICAP)

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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 12/09/2022).