Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences


The Polemoniaceae are herbs with narrow leaves. Their tubular flowers are sometimes long and flashy. They have five united petals and five united sepals, along with five stamens.

Eriastrum diffusum (Wool Star)
Gilia inconspicua (Shy Gilia)
Giliastrum acerosum (Spiny Blue Bowls)
Ipomopsis aggregata subsp. formosissima (Skyrocket)
Ipomopsis longiflora (Trumpet Gilia)
Ipomopsis macombii (Macomb's Skyrocket)
Ipomopsis multiflora (Many Flowered Gilia)
Leptosiphon aureus (Golden Desert Trumpets)
Leptosiphon nuttallii subsp. tenuilobus (Nuttall's Desert Phlox)
Microsteris gracilis (Slender Phlox)
Phlox speciosa subsp. woodhousei (Showy Phlox)
Phlox triovulata (Three Seed Phlox)
Polemonium flavum (Yellow Jacob's Ladder)
Polemonium foliosissimum (Jacob's Ladder)

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