Taxon  Report   3837    
Gilia capitata  Sims  ssp. pacifica  V. E. Grant
Pacific blue field gilia,  Pacific gilia
Gilia capitata ssp. pacifica
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Gilia capitata ssp. pacifica
© 2006 Doreen L. Smith
Gilia capitata ssp. pacifica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Gilia capitata ssp. pacifica
© 2012 Asa Spade
Genus: Gilia
Parent: Gilia capitata
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

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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).