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Gilia flavocincta ssp.australis

Lesser Yellowthroat Gilia

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: washes, canyons, rocky slopes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf margin3: pinnatifid
Flower color2: lavender and yellow
Flowering period2: Feb. to May
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Polemoniaceae (phlox family)
Synonym(s)1: Gilia ophthalmoides ssp. Australis
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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