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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gilia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gilia ophthalmoides Brand
Stem: branches suberect, 15--30 cm, densely tufted-woolly-hairy below middle, glandular above. Leaf: lower in rosette, densely tufted-woolly-hairy, 1--2-pinnate-lobed, axis linear, lobes spreading, generally toothed (or lobed) on both sides. Inflorescence: pedicels unequal, thread-like. Flower: calyx 2.5--4.5 mm, glabrous, lobes acuminate, +- red; corolla 7--12 mm, tube 1.5--2 × calyx, slender, purple, throat >= lobes, narrow, long-tapered, bright yellow, lobes 1--3 mm, pink; stamens, style +- exserted. Fruit: 4--6.5 mm, generally < calyx, ovoid; valves detaching. Seed: 6--12. Chromosomes: 2n=36.
Ecology: Open, rocky soil, generally pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 1100--2600 m. Bioregional Distribution: n SNE, W&I, DMtns; Distribution Outside California: to Colorado, Arizona. Flowering Time: May--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Mark Porter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gilia ochroleuca subsp. vivida
Next taxon: Gilia salticola
Citation for this treatment: J. Mark Porter 2016. Gilia ophthalmoides, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26915, 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.