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Dainty Aliciella
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About Dainty Aliciella (Aliciella micromeria) Aliciella micromeria (formerly Gilia micromeria) is a species of flowering plant in the phlox family known by the common name dainty gilia. It is native to the western United States, especially the Great Basin. It is a small herb producing a thin, branching stem up to about 14 centimeters tall. It is coated thinly in soft hairs. Several deeply lobed leaves 1 to 6 centimeters long are located in a basal rosette at ground level around the stem. There are smaller, unlobed leaves along the stem. The inflorescence produces white or lavender flowers each about 3 millimeters wide.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Annual herb

Max. Height
1.6 - 5.5 in (4.1 - 14 cm)

Flower Color
White, Lavender

Native Status
Native

Natural Setting
Elevation ?
935' - 6472'

Annual Precip. ?
3.5" - 16.1"

Summer Precip. ?
0.62" - 1.29"

Coldest Month ?
31.6° F - 58.5° F

Hottest Month ?
61.7° F - 86.6° F

Humidity ?
1.85 vpd - 39.52 vpd

Landscaping Information
Nursery Availability
Never or Almost Never Available

Other Names
Common Names
Dainty Gilia


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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