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Aliciella latifolia ssp. imperialis

Aliciella latifolia (S. Watson) J.M. Porter ssp. imperialis (S.L. Welsh) J.M. Porter

Broadleaf Gilia, Broad-leaf Gilia, Broad Leaf Gilia, Broad-leaved Gilia, Broad-Leaf Gily-flower, Broad-Leaf Cheat Gily-flower

Polemoniaceae (Phlox family)

Synonym(s): Gilia latifolia var. imperialis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Lobes pink to pinkish purple, tube white.


Native Habitat: Rocky slopes, sandy washes, open flats.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Webref 15 - The American Southwest (1994) John Crossley

Additional resources

USDA: Find Aliciella latifolia ssp. imperialis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aliciella latifolia ssp. imperialis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aliciella latifolia ssp. imperialis


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

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