Taxon  Report   6325 
Phacelia exilis  (A. Gray) G.J. Lee
Transverse range phacelia
Phacelia exilis
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
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Phacelia exilis
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Phacelia exilis
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Phacelia exilis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Phacelia exilis
© 2012 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Phacelia
Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: meadows
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Phacelia mohavensis var. exilis
More information about  Phacelia exilis
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 23, 2018).

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