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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gilia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gilia clivorum (Jeps.) V.E. Grant
Stem: branches spreading or erect, generally many, 6--30 cm, leafy, sparsely tufted-woolly-hairy to long-shaggy-hairy, occasionally also sparsely glandular in inflorescence. Leaf: basal 2--6 cm, 1--2-pinnate-lobed, axis, lobes narrowly linear, ascending. Inflorescence: open clusters; flowers 2--5. Flower: calyx 4--5 mm, 5--6 mm in fruit, hairy or glandular, lobes wider than membranes, membranes generally purple; corolla 6--8 mm, tube, throat generally included, funnel-shaped, pale yellow, purple-spotted, lobes 3--5 mm wide, light blue or white; stamens, style included or +- exserted. Fruit: 3--4.8 mm, < calyx, ovoid, valves separating only in upper 1/3, not detaching. Seed: (15)24--36. Chromosomes: 2n=36.
Ecology: Common. Open, grassy areas; Elevation: < 1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: s NCoR, CW, ChI, WTR, SCo, PR; Distribution Outside California: Arizona (alien), Baja California. Flowering Time: Feb--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Mark Porter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gilia capitata subsp. tomentosa
Next taxon: Gilia clokeyi
Citation for this treatment: J. Mark Porter 2016. Gilia clivorum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26880, accessed on May 04, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 04, 2016.