Ipomopsis (Gilia)

Genus Ipomopsis
Phlox Family (Polemoniaceae)

Ipomopsis aggregata
The plant is usually from 12 to 18 inches in height. The blossoms are about an inch long, and can vary in color from pale pink (or white) to bright red. In the Wasatch Mountains, the lighter colored varieties tend to be found at higher elevations.

See a Scarlet Gilia
from a lower elevation

Albion Basin
Wasatch Mountains
Salt Lake County, Utah


by Sandra Bray