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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gilia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gilia transmontana (H. Mason & A.D. Grant) A.D. Grant & V.E. Grant
Stem: branches erect to spreading, 10--32 cm, +- tufted-woolly-hairy below middle. Leaf: +- tufted-woolly-hairy; basal in rosette, 1-pinnate-lobed, axis, lobes linear, lobes 3--11 mm, spreading, entire or few-toothed. Inflorescence: open; flowers 2--3; pedicels unequal, glandular. Flower: calyx 2.5--4 mm, glabrous or +- glandular; corolla 5--8 mm, tube included, red- or maroon-streaked, lower throat yellow, upper white, with purple spots near lobes bases or not, lobes > throat, ovate, acute, pink, lavender, or white; stamens, style +- exserted. Fruit: 5--6 mm, >= calyx, ovoid, tip pointed or round; valves detaching. Seed: 12--21(36). Chromosomes: 2n=36.
Ecology: Rocky or sandy desert slopes, washes; Elevation: 480--2250 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SCoRO, n WTR, SNE, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: to Utah. Flowering Time: Mar--May Note: Similar to Gilia clokeyi.
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Mark Porter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gilia tenuiflora subsp. tenuiflora
Next taxon: Gilia tricolor
Citation for this treatment: J. Mark Porter 2016. Gilia transmontana, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26937, accessed on May 06, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 06, 2016.