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Gilia stellata

Star Gilia

Gilia stellata
Gilia stellata

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: bajadas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: pinnately bipinnatifid
leaf shape3: lanceolate
leaf surface3: glandular
leaf margin3: pinnatifid
Flower color2: white or whitish and lavender or violet
Flowering period2: Spring
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Polemoniaceae (phlox family)
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Tinajas Altas area
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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