Calflora
Taxon  Report   6332    
Phacelia gymnoclada  Torr. ex S. Watson
Naked stem phacelia,  Nakedstem phacelia
Phacelia gymnoclada
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Phacelia gymnoclada, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Phacelia gymnoclada
© 1993 Gary A. Monroe
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Phacelia
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Phacelia crassifolia
More information about  Phacelia gymnoclada
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHGY)

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 17, 2018).

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