Giliastrum incisum (Benth.) J.M. Porter
Split-leaf gilia, Cut-leaf Gilia
Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)
Synonym(s): Gilia incisa, Gilia perennans
USDA Symbol: GIIN6
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual , Perennial , Biennial
Size Class: 1-3 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Blue
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Lavender to whitish.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Rocky, gravelly, silty, or sandy soils.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX
Patsy Glenn Refuge - Wimberley, TX
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0368 Collected May 7, 1993 in Comal County by Mary Beth White
NPSOT 1051 Collected Apr 3, 1994 in Bexar County by Lottie Millsaps
BibliographyBibref 281 - Shinners & Mahler's Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas (1999) Diggs, G. M.; B. L. Lipscomb; B. O'Kennon; W. F...
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Giliastrum incisum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Giliastrum incisum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Giliastrum incisum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2009-02-18
Research By: TWC Staff