Taxon  Report   11220    
Gambelia speciosa  Nutt.
Showy island snapdragon
Gambelia speciosa
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Gambelia speciosa
© Rick York and CNPS
Gambelia speciosa
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Gambelia speciosa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, Isla Guadalupe, BA.
also called Galvezia speciosa
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
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Gambelia speciosa
© 2015 Jean Pawek
Genus: Gambelia
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Galvezia speciosa
More information about  Gambelia speciosa
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


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 23, 2019).