Bird's Eye Gilia

Scientific Name:

Gilia tricolor ssp. tricolor

Family:

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Familiy)

Blooms:

Mar - May

Color:

Blue-Purple

Annual herb

Native, endemic to California

Each pale blue flower is centered in dark purple, with a yellow throat and complemented by blue pollen. You'll find drifts of bird's eye gilia at Deer Flat or along the Waterfall Trail. 

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