Calflora
Taxon  Report   6322    
Phacelia egena  (Brand) J. T. Howell
Kaweah river phacelia,  Rock phacelia
Phacelia egena
© 2009 Irene Lindsey
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Phacelia egena
© 2013 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Phacelia egena
© 2014 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Phacelia egena, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Phacelia egena
© 2005 Russell Towle
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Phacelia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Serpentine affinity: 2.1; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Phacelia magellanica
More information about  Phacelia egena
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHEG)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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