Taxon  Report   6314 
Phacelia cryptantha  E. Greene
Hiddenflower phacelia,  Limestone phacelia, Small flowered phacelia
Phacelia cryptantha
© 2015 Keir Morse
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Phacelia cryptantha
© 2015 Steve Matson
Phacelia cryptantha
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Phacelia cryptantha, 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 cryptantha
© 2006 James M. Andre
Genus: Phacelia
Shadscale Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Phacelia cryptantha var. derivata
ICPN: Phacelia eremica
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2018).

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