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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gilia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gilia millefoliata Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Habit: Plant densely glandular, odor skunk-like. Stem: 8--30 cm; main stem short; branches generally long-decumbent. Leaf: +- fleshy; basal in rosette, 1--2-pinnate-lobed, lobes 2--5 mm; upper shorter, palmate. Inflorescence: clusters; flowers 2--6; pedicels 2--5 mm. Flower: calyx 4--6 mm, 8--11 mm in fruit, glandular, membranes narrower than lobes, purple or colorless; corolla 8--11 mm, tube yellow, throat included, funnel-shaped, pale yellow with paired purple spots, lobes 3--5 mm wide, obovate, blue-white; stamens, style +- reaching corolla lobe bases; pollen white. Fruit: 7--9 mm, < calyx, narrowly ovoid to ellipsoid. Seed: 25--50. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Stabilized coastal dunes; Elevation: < 10 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, n CCo; Distribution Outside California: southern Oregon. Flowering Time: Mar--Jul Note: Formerly in San Francisco.
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Mark Porter
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Gilia malior
Next taxon: Gilia minor
Citation for this treatment: J. Mark Porter 2016. Gilia millefoliata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26907, accessed on May 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 24, 2016.