Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
(DES)
Catalog #: DES00054992
Occurrence ID (GUID): ceda1eb8-8ce0-4b73-af38-058489e4eeff
Taxon: Gilia stellata Heller
Identification Qualifier: cf.
Family: Polemoniaceae
Collector: Dixie Z. Damrel   3001   
Date: 2005-03-09
Additional Collectors: W. Hodgson, S. Emrick, S. Hunkins, J. Johnson
Locality: USA, Arizona, Yavapai County, Agua Fria National Monument, On rocky wash, west-flowing drainage, just east of Agua Fria flood plain.
34.103183  -112.098183
Verbatim Coordinates: 34d 6.191m N; 112d 5.891m W
Elevation: 678 meters Verbatim Elevation: 2225ft.
Habitat: Arizona Uplands Sonoran Desertscrub.
Associated Species: Parkinsonia microphylla, P. florida, Lycium, Carnegia gigantea, Simmondsia chinensis, Ziziphus obtusifolia, Cylindropuntia acanthocarpa, Larrea tridentata, Ambrosia ambrosioides, Anemone tuberosa, Arabis peramoena, Chamaesyce arizonica, Claytonia perfoliata, Crossosoma bigelovii, Draba cuneifolia, Galium aparine, Galium stellatum, Geranium carolinianum, Gilia stellata, Hibiscus coulteri, Lotus rigidus, Machaeranthera pinnatifida, Mirabilis bigelovii, Muhlenbergia porteri, Nemacladus glanduliferus, Parietaria hespera, Pellaea truncata, Pterostegia drymarioides, Celtis pallida
Description: Small annuals with blue flowers. Scattered. Has appropriate kinky hiars as Gilia stellata, as well as measurements in perameters, yet flowers are blue. A more tpyical Gilia stellata growing in the same area, beside these plants, yet taller and with white flowers. Suggests possible hybridization?
Reproductive Condition: flowers
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Record ID: ceda1eb8-8ce0-4b73-af38-058489e4eeff
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Andrew Salywon (asalywon@dbg.org)
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