Taxon  Report   6319 
Phacelia divaricata  (Benth.) A. Gray
Divaricate phacelia
Phacelia divaricata
© 2011 Aaron Schusteff
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Phacelia divaricata
© 2003 Bart and Susan Eisenberg
Phacelia divaricata
© 2012 Aaron Schusteff
Phacelia divaricata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Phacelia divaricata
© 2009 Genevieve K. Walden
Genus: Phacelia
Valley Grassland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Coastal Strand, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: coastal, slopes
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.3 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Phacelia divaricata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Feb 22, 2018).

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