Taxon  Report   3899    
Gilia tricolor  Benth.
Bird's eye gilia,  Bird's eyes, Tricolor gilia
Gilia tricolor
© 2007 George Jackson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Gilia tricolor
© 2013 Zoya Akulova
Gilia tricolor
© 2015 Steve Matson
Gilia tricolor, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Gilia tricolor
© 2010 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Genus: Gilia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Gilia tricolor
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 19, 2019).