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Giliastrum  rigidulum (Benth.) Rydb.   
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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Giliastrum  rigidulum (Benth.) Rydb. 
SynonymsGilia rigidula Benth. (basionym)
 Gilia glandulosa Scheele
Territory South-Central U.S.A.New MexicoTexas
dry, stony grassland
Description viscid-pubescent or glabrescens, leaves alternate, usually pinnate, lobes linear or lanceolate, calyx 5-8mm, lobes subulate, corolla 2-3cm across
Size5-30cm
Colorblue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-18°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyMartin, W.C. et al. (1980) A flora of New Mexico
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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