Host an Event Volunteer Join Tickets

Support the plant database you love!

Share

Plant Database

Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.

Enter a Plant Name:
Or choose a plant family:

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)

 

From the Image Gallery

No images of this plant

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.

Distribution

USA: NV
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.
Search More Titles in Research Literature

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

Metadata

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

Go back