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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gilia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gilia malior A.G. Day & V.E. Grant
Stem: 5--20 cm; lower branches decumbent, spreading, tufted-woolly-hairy below inflorescence, gland-dotted above. Leaf: lower in basal rosette, 1-pinnate-lobed, axis, lobes 1--2 mm wide, linear, tufted-woolly-hairy, lobes spreading, occasionally toothed; upper palmate to entire above. Inflorescence: clusters, open in fruit; flowers 1--2; pedicels unequal. Flower: calyx 2.5--4.2 mm, generally +- glandular, membranes +- keeled, wrinkled, puffed out; corolla 6--10.7 mm, tube, throat purple to above middle or lacking purple in throat, yellow above, throat tapered, lobes obovate, lavender, base often with white spot adaxially, tip obtuse; stamens, style +- exserted. Fruit: 3.4--7 mm, = calyx, ovoid, tip rounded; valves detaching. Seed: 10--18. Chromosomes: 2n=36.
Ecology: Open, sandy, rocky flats; Elevation: 300--2600 m. Bioregional Distribution: Teh, s SnJV, SCoRI, WTR (Mount Pinos, Liebre Mtns), SNE, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: southern Oregon, western Nevada. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun Note: Intermediate between Gilia minor, Gilia aliquanta.
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Mark Porter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gilia leptantha subsp. transversa
Next taxon: Gilia millefoliata
Citation for this treatment: J. Mark Porter 2016. Gilia malior, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26902, accessed on October 22, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 22, 2016.