Taxon  Report   6310 
Phacelia crenulata  Torrey
Cleftleaf wildheliotrope,  Heliotrope phacelia, Notch leaved phacelia
Phacelia crenulata
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
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Phacelia crenulata
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Phacelia crenulata
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Phacelia crenulata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Phacelia crenulata
© 1998 Larry Blakely
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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