|Scientific Name||Ipomopsis aggregata||USDA PLANTS Symbol||IPAG|
|Common Name||Scarlet Gilia, Skyrocket||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||31192|
|Description||Habitat: Dry, sandy/rocky/igneous soils in open areas.
Plant: Coarse, erect biennial or perennial to 3 feet tall.
Leaves: Sparse, alternate stem leaves 1 to 2 inches long, pinnately-dissected into 5 to 7 very narrow segments; basal leaves pinnately-dissected into 9 to 11 lobes, withered by flowering.
Inflorescence: Bright red to pink trumpet-shaped flowers with 5 flaring lobes and yellow mottling in the throat; up 1-1/2 to 2 inches long, borne on one side of the stem.
Bloom Period: March to November.
References: "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi and SEINet.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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