Calflora
Taxon  Report   6287    
Phacelia austromontana  J. T. Howell
Southern sierra phacelia
Phacelia austromontana
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Phacelia austromontana
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Phacelia austromontana
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Phacelia austromontana, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Phacelia austromontana
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Phacelia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Phacelia humilis var. lobata
PLANTS: Phacelia lobata
More information about  Phacelia austromontana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHAU)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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