Gilia achilleifolia
Family: Polemoniaceae
California gilia
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Etymology: Gilia: some name genus for Filippo Luigi Gilli (1756-1821), an Italian astronomer who collaborated on a botanical work with the Spanish Jesuit and botanist Caspar Xuarez, others indicate named for Felipe Luis Gil (1756-1821), Spanish botanist.
Plants: annual forb
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped
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