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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gilia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gilia yorkii Shevock & A.G. Day
Stem: branches +- spreading, 10--25 cm, with long, soft, wavy hairs below, glandular puberulent above. Leaf: sparsely hairy; hairs translucent; lower leaves in non-persistent, suberect rosette, 1--2-pinnate-lobed, 1.5--2.5 cm, axis linear below, narrowly winged above, lobes distinct, lobes entire to toothed, teeth sharp-pointed; upper minute, entire to 2-toothed. Inflorescence: open; pedicels spreading, in unequal pairs or 3s, thread-like, glands colorless, flat-topped, short-stalked. Flower: calyx 3--3.6 mm, +- glandular, lobes wider than membranes, green; corolla 7--8.5 mm, 1.5--3 × calyx, white to pale lavender or blue, throat = tube, lobes ovate, obtuse; stamens reaching corolla throat top or +- exserted, style exceeding anthers. Fruit: 3--4.5 mm, >= calyx, widely ovoid. Seed: (1)6--12. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Sunny to semi-shaded, sand-, gravel-filled terraces of limestone; Elevation: 1290--1830 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNH. Flowering Time: May--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Mark Porter
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Gilia tricolor subsp. tricolor
Next taxon: Gymnosteris
Citation for this treatment: J. Mark Porter 2016. Gilia yorkii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=80219, accessed on May 03, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 03, 2016.