Taxon  Report   3833    
Gilia capitata  Sims  ssp. abrotanifolia  (Greene) V. E. Grant
Ball gilia,  Blue field gilia, Bluehead gilia
Gilia capitata ssp. abrotanifolia
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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Gilia capitata ssp. abrotanifolia
© 2017 Kristin Sabo
Gilia capitata ssp. abrotanifolia
© 2016 Steven Thorsted
Gilia capitata ssp. abrotanifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Gilia capitata ssp. abrotanifolia
© 2019 Diane Etchison
Genus: Gilia
Parent: Gilia capitata
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Gilia capitata ssp. abrotanifolia
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 20, 2019).