Calflora
Taxon  Report   9130    
Gilia cana  (M. E. Jones) A. Heller  ssp. speciosa  (Jeps.) A. D. Grant & V. E. Grant
Showy gilia
Gilia cana ssp. speciosa
© 2016 Steve Matson
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Gilia cana ssp. speciosa
© 2016 Steve Matson
Gilia cana ssp. speciosa
© 2016 Steve Matson
Gilia cana ssp. speciosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Gilia cana ssp. speciosa
© 2016 Steve Matson
Family: POLEMONIACEAE  
Genus: Gilia
Parent: Gilia cana
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Joshua Tree Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Gilia latiflora ssp. speciosa
ICPN: Gilia tenuiflora var. speciosa
More information about  Gilia cana ssp. speciosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (GICAS2)

Search efloras.org (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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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