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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gilia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gilia clokeyi H. Mason
Stem: 8--17 cm, tufted-woolly-hairy below middle, glandular above. Leaf: 1--3 cm, gray-green, tufted-woolly-hairy; basal in rosette, 1--2-pinnate-lobed, lobes short-pointed, spreading; upper cauline palmate, middle lobe widest. Inflorescence: open; pedicels paired, spreading, unequal, thread-like. Flower: calyx 2--4 mm, glabrous (or tufted-woolly-hairy in early flowers), lobes short-pointed, tip thick; corolla 4--7 mm, tube generally included, throat exserted, <= lobes, white with 5 yellow spots at base, lobes 1--3 mm, acute, white, generally blue-streaked; stamens, style +- exserted. Fruit: 3--6 mm, +- = calyx, spheric or widely ovoid, tip pointed; valves detaching at base. Seed: 9--24. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Open, rocky slopes, sandy washes, generally limestone; Elevation: 400--2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNE, e DMoj, DMtns; Distribution Outside California: to Colorado, New Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun Note: In fruit calyx translucent, papery, lobes red, triangular, pedicel white, +- inflated below fruit.
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Mark Porter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gilia clivorum
Next taxon: Gilia diegensis
Citation for this treatment: J. Mark Porter 2016. Gilia clokeyi, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26881, accessed on April 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 30, 2016.