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Sand Gilia (Gilia tenuiflora ssp. arenaria)

  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: Federally Endangered
  • Family: Polemoniaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 151176
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/17/2019

erect annual herb

Where is Sand Gilia (Gilia tenuiflora ssp. arenaria) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Sand Gilia can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Sand Gilia (Gilia tenuiflora ssp. arenaria)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Gilia tenuiflora subsp. arenaria in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 112740 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

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Taxon Gilia tenuiflora ssp. arenaria
Authority (Benth.) A. & V. Grant
Family Polemoniaceae
CPC Number 2030
ITIS 31092
Duration Annual
Common Names Monterey gilia | Sand Gilia
Associated Scientific Names Gilia tenuiflora ssp. arenaria
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships


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