Lesser Yellowthroat Gilia

(Gilia flavocincta)

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Description

Gilia flavocincta (lesser yellowthroat gilia) is a plant in the phlox family (Polemoniaceae) found in the Arizona Uplands of the Sonoran Desert. The plants grow in extensive patches of pink-lavender flowers that fill the air with a sweet honey scent.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order:Ericales
Family:Polemoniaceae
Genus:Gilia
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