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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gilia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gilia modocensis Eastw.
Stem: 10--34 cm, branches generally several, spreading from below, +- tufted-woolly-hairy sometimes also glandular near base. Leaf: basal in rosette, strap-shaped, pinnate-lobed, lobes short, spreading, toothed; cauline clasping, generally deeply lobed. Inflorescence: clusters, open in fruit; pedicels glandular, glands black. Flower: calyx 3.5--6 mm, gland-dotted, lobes wider than membranes, erect or spreading in fruit; corolla 7--11 mm, tube included, purple, throat yellow, midveins occasionally purple, lobes 2--3 mm, lavender; stamens, style +- exserted. Fruit: 4--6.5 mm, <= calyx, widely ovoid. Seed: 15--30. Chromosomes: 2n=36.
Ecology: Open, rocky areas, pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 400--2450 m. Bioregional Distribution: Teh, s SCoRO, TR, GB, DMtns; Distribution Outside California: Oregon, Idaho, Nevada. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun Note: If recognized taxonomically, decumbent plants in northern WTR (Mount Pinos) with lower leaves 2-pinnate-lobed, densely tufted-woolly-hairy would be assignable to Gilia tetrabreccia A.D. Grant & V.E. Grant.
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Mark Porter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gilia minor
Next taxon: Gilia nevinii
Citation for this treatment: J. Mark Porter 2016. Gilia modocensis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26909, 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.