Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Gilia mexicana .
Phlox (Polemoniaceae) family.
The flowers have a calyx 2.5-5 mm long, glabrous, the lobes acute to acuminate; corolla funnelform, 4-8 mm long, the tube and throat equal to or slightly exceeding the calyx, white, the throat white with yellow flecks, lobes white to pale blue, sometimes streaked with violet flecks; stamens inserted on the throat; anthers slightly exserted; stigma located among the anthers. The arrangement of the flowers is open, with 1-2 pedicelled flowers at branch tips. The leaves are cobwebby pubescent, reduced above the basal rosette; basal and lower deeply lobed, the lobes linear, entire or toothed; cauline leaves basally lobed to entire.
Santa Catalina Mountains.
Location: Molino Basin Campground.
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