Scarlet gilia (Ipomopsis aggregata)

ipomopsis aggregata scarlet

Formerly Gilia aggregata
Biennial or perennial; upright stem; sticky.
Leaves:   Basal leaves divided, a few smaller stem leaves.
Flowers: Bright red or orange-red; inflorescence mostly atop stem.
Habitat:   Dry areas, roadsides, meadows, wooded area edges.
Range:    May be found in Washington, Oregon, Idaho (See on Moscow Mountain).

Photo taken on White Pine chapter field trip to Skyline Rd/McCroskey Park.

Wildflower photo © Nancy Miller. Photo taken 6/11/2005.

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