Species Details

Gilia capitata ssp. pacifica

Pacific gilia

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Photo of Gilia capitata ssp. pacifica
© 2016 Steve Matson
Photo of Gilia capitata ssp. pacifica
© 2016 Steve Matson
Photo of Gilia capitata ssp. pacifica
© 2016 Steve Matson
Scientific Name:
Gilia capitata (Jones) Heller ssp. pacifica Sims.
Common Name:
Pacific gilia
Family: Polemoniaceae
Element Code: PDPLM040B6
USDA Plants Symbol: GICAP
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Aug
Elevation:
5 - 1665 meters
15 - 5465 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal bluff scrub
  • Chaparral (openings)
  • Coastal prairie
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threats:

Threatened by development, recreational activities, road construction, and logging.

Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 92
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
13 30 5 1 0 43
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 26
Recent <=20 Years 66
Presence:
Presumed Extant 92
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Mendocino (MEN), Sonoma (SON), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Albion (3912327), Arched Rock (3812342), Bald Hills (4112328), Bear Harbor (3912388), Blue Lake (4012388), Board Camp Mtn. (4012366), Briceland (4012318), Bridgeville (4012347), Buckeye Mtn. (4012432), Bull Creek (4012431), Cape Mendocino (4012444), Childs Hill (4112461), Crannell (4112411), Crescent City (4112472), Dinsmore (4012345), Duncans Mills (3812341), Elk (3912326), Eureka (4012472), Fern Canyon (4112441), Ferndale (4012453), Fort Bragg (3912347), Fortuna (4012452), French Camp Ridge (4112327), Gasquet (4112378), Grouse Mtn. (4012376), Gualala (3812375), Harris (4012316), Hiouchi (4112471), Holter Ridge (4112338), Hydesville (4012451), Iaqua Buttes (4012368), Inglenook (3912357), Lord-ellis Summit (4012387), Mad River Buttes (4012367), Maple Creek (4012377), Mendocino (3912337), Myers Flat (4012337), Orick (4112431), Owl Creek (4012358), Petrolia (4012433), Point Arena (3812386), Requa (4112451), Saunders Reef (3812376), Scotia (4012441), Shelter Cove (4012411), Shubrick Peak (4012422), Sister Rocks (4112462), Smith River (4112482), Stewarts Point (3812364), Taylor Peak (4012442), Weitchpec (4112326), Weott (4012338), Westport (3912367), Willits (3912343), Yager Junction (4012357)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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