Gilia capitata
 Gilia capitata ssp. pacifica
Gilia capitata ssp. mediomontana
Common Name Globe Gilia, Bluegead Gilia, Queene Anne's Thimbles
Latin Name Gilia capitata
Native Habitat Between 0 feet and 7,000 feet on California coastal slope
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Weekly
Height X Width 2' x 2'
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Green
Garden Suitability Butterfly, Ethnobotanical
Ornamental Value White to light blue flowers spring into summer
Nature Value Attracts butterflys
Native American Uses Seeds used for food
Links  
    Nursery, images, and data http://www.laspilitas.com/nature-of-california/plants/gilia-capitata
    Seeds, images, and data http://www.wildflowerinformation.org/Wildflower.asp?ID=84
    Distribution, images, and data http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=GICA5
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=3832
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilia_capitata
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/gallery/result.php?id_image=6519
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