Taxon  Report   6318 
Phacelia distans  Benth.
common phacelia, distant phacelia, wild heliotrope
Phacelia distans, 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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 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations



Bloom Period
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.1 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: BORAGINACEAE   (CNPS + PLANTS: HYDROPHYLLACEAE)
Genus: Phacelia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Phacelia distans var. australis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Phacelia cinerea
 Information about  Phacelia distans  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHDI)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2014).

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