Giliastrum species

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Scientific Name Giliastrum incisum USDA PLANTS Symbol
GIIN6
Common Name Cut-leaf Gilia, Split-leaf Gilia ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
845231
Family Polemonaceae (Phlox) SEINet Reference
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Description Erect plant 10 to 18 inches tall, much branched in top half; leaves 3/8 to 1-1/2 inch long, basal leaves deeply incised, upper leaves less so, almost linear; small star-shaped flowers 1/4 to 3/8-inch across, 5 light purple-blue petals, yellow anthers. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist. Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Giliastrum rigidulum USDA PLANTS Symbol
GIRI3
Common Name Blue Gilia, Bluebowls ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
845234
Family Polemonaceae (Phlox) Wildflower Center Ref.
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Description Low-growing plant 4 to 10 inches tall, much-branched; leaves 1-1/4 inch long, divided into 3 to 7 thread-like segments, hairy; deep blue flowers 3/8 to 3/4-inch across, 5 petals, yellow anthers. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist. Texas Status
Native

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