3/25/03 Hwy. 178 just east of Salsberry Pass, Death Valley National Park, Inyo County, CA
3/22/03 Hagen Canyon Nature Trail, Red Rock Canyon State Park, Kern County, CA
3/25/01 Jawbone Road, Jawbone Canyon OHV Area (BLM), Kern County, CA
COMMON NAME: Broad-flowered Gilia
FAMILY: Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)
Leaves: basal in prostrate rosette, 2–7 cm, cobwebby, strap-shaped, toothed or lobed, lobes spreading; cauline shorter, clasping, entire or lobed at base, tapered
Inflorescence generally loose; pedicels unequal
Flower showy, fragrant; calyx slightly glandular, or early flowers cobwebby; corolla 10–35 mm, tube purple, upper throat, base of lobes white, tips lavender; stamens exserted, < lobes; style > stamens
Fruit generally > calyx
Elevation: 700–1500 m.
Bioregional distribution: Inner South Coast Ranges, n Transverse Ranges, s&w Mojave Desert.Forms showy displays. Sspp. variable within populations, intergrading where ranges overlap.