Calflora
Taxon  Report   6293    
Phacelia californica  Cham.
California phacelia,  Phacelia, Rock phacelia
Phacelia californica
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Phacelia californica
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Phacelia californica
© 2010 Larry Beckerman
Phacelia californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Phacelia californica
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Phacelia
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Chaparral

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Serpentine affinity: 1.4; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Phacelia magellanica f. jepsonii
More information about  Phacelia californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHCA)

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 17, 2018).

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