Taxon  Report   244    
Allophyllum divaricatum  (Nutt.) A. D. Grant & V. E. Grant
Purple false gilia,  Purple false gilyflower, Straggling gilia
Allophyllum divaricatum
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Allophyllum divaricatum
© 2006 Steve Matson
Allophyllum divaricatum
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Allophyllum divaricatum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Allophyllum divaricatum
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Genus: Allophyllum
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Gilia gilioides ssp. volcanica
ICPN: Gilia gilioides var. greeneana
More information about  Allophyllum divaricatum
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 21, 2019).