Taxon  Report   3878    
Gilia ophthalmoides  Brand
Eyed gilia
Gilia ophthalmoides
© 2010 James M. Andre
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Gilia ophthalmoides
© 2006 Steve Matson
Gilia ophthalmoides
© 2010 James M. Andre
Gilia ophthalmoides, 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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Gilia ophthalmoides
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Gilia
Communities: Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Gilia ophthalmoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).