[The Gilia (Genus Ipomopsis) of the Cascade Mt. Range of Oregon and Washington]

Scarlet Gilia, Skyrocket, Skyrocket Gilia, Foxfire

Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. formosissima

Synonyms: Cantua aggregata, Gilia aggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. aggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. euaggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. formosissima, Gilia aggregata var. aggregata, Gilia aggregata var. maculata, Gilia texana

Scarlet Gilia, Skyrocket, White Pollen Skyrocket: Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. formosissima (Synonyms: Cantua aggregata, Gilia aggregata, Ipomospsis aggregata ssp. aggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. euaggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. formosissima, Gilia aggregata var. aggregata, Gilia aggregata var. maculata, Gilia texana)

Scarlet gilia blooming along Forest Road 17 about 5 miles north of Brooks Meadows, Mount Hood National Forest..........June 21, 2014.

Scarlet Gilia, Skyrocket, White Pollen Skyrocket: Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. formosissima (Synonyms: Cantua aggregata, Gilia aggregata, Ipomospsis aggregata ssp. aggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. euaggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. formosissima, Gilia aggregata var. aggregata, Gilia aggregata var. maculata, Gilia texana) - Scarlet Gilia, Skyrocket, White Pollen Skyrocket: Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. formosissima (Synonyms: Cantua aggregata, Gilia aggregata, Ipomospsis aggregata ssp. aggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. euaggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. formosissima, Gilia aggregata var. aggregata, Gilia aggregata var. maculata, Gilia texana) - Scarlet Gilia, Skyrocket, White Pollen Skyrocket: Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. formosissima (Synonyms: Cantua aggregata, Gilia aggregata, Ipomospsis aggregata ssp. aggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. euaggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. formosissima, Gilia aggregata var. aggregata, Gilia aggregata var. maculata, Gilia texana)

Scarlet gilia blooming along Forest Road 17 about 5 miles north of Brooks Meadows, Mount Hood National Forest..........June 21, 2014.

Scarlet Gilia, Skyrocket, White Pollen Skyrocket: Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. formosissima (Synonyms: Cantua aggregata, Gilia aggregata, Ipomospsis aggregata ssp. aggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. euaggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. formosissima, Gilia aggregata var. aggregata, Gilia aggregata var. maculata, Gilia texana) - Scarlet Gilia, Skyrocket, White Pollen Skyrocket: Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. formosissima (Synonyms: Cantua aggregata, Gilia aggregata, Ipomospsis aggregata ssp. aggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. euaggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. formosissima, Gilia aggregata var. aggregata, Gilia aggregata var. maculata, Gilia texana)

Scarlet gilia blooming near Lookout Mountain, Badger Creek Wilderness.........July 16, 2017.

Scarlet Gilia, Skyrocket, White Pollen Skyrocket: Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. formosissima (Synonyms: Cantua aggregata, Gilia aggregata, Ipomospsis aggregata ssp. aggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. euaggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. formosissima, Gilia aggregata var. aggregata, Gilia aggregata var. maculata, Gilia texana)

Scarlet gilia blooming (despite nibbling of the stem by an elk or deer) along the Ironstone Trail #1141, William O. Douglas Wilderness........July 25, 2015. The palmately compound leaves at its base are those of silky lupine (Lupinus sericeus).

Scarlet Gilia, Skyrocket, White Pollen Skyrocket: Ipomopsis aggregata ssp. formosissima (Synonyms: Cantua aggregata, Gilia aggregata, Ipomospsis aggregata ssp. aggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. euaggregata, Gilia aggregata ssp. formosissima, Gilia aggregata var. aggregata, Gilia aggregata var. maculata, Gilia texana)

Scarlet gilia blooming atop Five Mile Butte along the Eightmile Loop Trail, Mount Hood National Forest...........May 17, 2015.

Scarlet Gilia: Ipomopsis aggregata


Basal leaves of Scarlet Gilia: Ipomopsis aggregata

Basal leaves of the scarlet gilia

Paul Slichter