Taxon  Report   4335    
Ipomopsis congesta  (Hook.) V. E. Grant
Ball headed gilia,  Ballhead ipomopsis, Manyflowered gilia
Ipomopsis congesta
© 2006 James M. Andre
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Ipomopsis congesta
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Ipomopsis congesta
© 2007 Eve Wills
Ipomopsis congesta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Ipomopsis congesta
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Ipomopsis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Ipomopsis congesta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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).