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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gilia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gilia jacens A.D. Grant & V.E. Grant
Stem: branches long-decumbent, densely tufted-woolly-hairy. Leaf: basal in suberect rosette, 2--5 cm, 1--2-pinnate-lobed, tufted-woolly-hairy; axis 0.5--1.5 mm wide, lobes > axis width; upper cauline lobes generally lanceolate, 1-pinnate-lobed. Inflorescence: cluster; pedicel glands dense, minute, black, stalked. Flower: calyx 3--4 mm; corolla 5--7 mm, tube included, purple, throat generally included, purple; stamens, style +- exserted. Fruit: 4--5 mm, +- < calyx, ovoid. Seed: 24--36. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Low, sandy or clay flats; Elevation: 500--2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: Teh, SCoRI, WTR, w DMoj. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun Note: A cryptic but reproductively isolated sp. confused with Gilia brecciarum.
Synonyms: Gilia brecciarum M.E. Jones subsp. jacens (A.D. Grant & V.E. Grant) A.G. Day
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Mark Porter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gilia interior
Next taxon: Gilia latiflora
Citation for this treatment: J. Mark Porter 2017. Gilia jacens, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26873, accessed on February 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 25, 2017.