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Aliciella heterostyla

Aliciella heterostyla (S. Cochrane & A.G. Day) J.M. Porter

Cactus Flat Gilia, Cactus Flat Gily-flower, Cactus Flat Cheat Gily-flower

Polemoniaceae (Phlox family)

Synonym(s): Gilia heterostyla

USDA Symbol: ALHE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 5 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow , Violet
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Pink-violet or white with pink-violet streaks, throat white with greenish yellow spots and pink-violet veins.


Native Habitat: Open areas and under shrubs on lower slopes and sandy floors of north-south trending valleys.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Research Literature

Reslit 3165 - A HETEROSTYLOUS GILIA (POLEMONIACEAE) FROM CENTRAL NEVADA (1994) Susan A. Cochrane and Alva G. Day

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

USDA: Find Aliciella heterostyla in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aliciella heterostyla in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aliciella heterostyla


Record Modified: 2021-05-28
Research By: CBR

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