ipomopsis, skyrocket
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2 subspecies and varieties
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Ipomopsis aggregata
Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to the Rocky Mountains, Oklahoma and Texas.
Habitat: Open or lightly wooded, drier meadows and rocky slopes, lowlands to fairly high elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
Growth Duration: Biennial, Perennial
ssp. aggregata – scarlet gilia, skyrocket
Ipomopsis congestaballhead gilia, many-flowered gilia
Distribution: Occurring on the eastern border of Washington; Washington south to California, east to the Great Plains.
Habitat: Dry, open areas at low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-July
Growth Duration: Perennial
ssp. congesta – ballhead gilia, many-flowered gilia