Species Details

Gilia mexicana

El Paso gilia

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© 2020 Richard Spellenberg
Scientific Name:
Gilia mexicana A. & V. Grant
Common Name:
El Paso gilia
Family: Polemoniaceae
Element Code: PDPLM04110
USDA Plants Symbol: GIME
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G4
State Rank:
S1
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
added to 2.3 on 2011-04-08
Add Date: 2011-04-08
Date Edited: 2022-01-05
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: May
Elevation:
1475 - 1475 meters
4840 - 4840 feet
General Habitat:
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Discovered in CA in 2009; known in CA from only one occurrence on Whale Peak in Anza-Borrego Desert SP. Not in The Jepson Manual (1993). See Aliso 3:255 (1956) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 2
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 2
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 2
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), California (CA), New Mexico (NM), Texas (TX)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Whale Peak (3311613)
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
Counties   Quads