Taxon  Report   6311 
Phacelia crenulata  Torrey  var. ambigua  (M.E. Jones) J.F. Macbr.
Heliotrope phacelia,  Notch leaved phacelia, Purplestem phacelia
Phacelia crenulata var. ambigua
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Phacelia crenulata var. ambigua
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Phacelia crenulata var. ambigua
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Phacelia crenulata var. ambigua, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Phacelia crenulata var. ambigua
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Phacelia
Parent Record Phacelia crenulata
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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PLANTS: Phacelia ambigua
More information about  Phacelia crenulata var. ambigua
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2017).

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