Calflora
Taxon  Report   6396    
Phacelia rattanii  A. Gray
Rattan's phacelia
Phacelia rattanii
© 2008 Ron Wolf
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Phacelia rattanii
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Phacelia rattanii
© 2008 Ron Wolf
Phacelia rattanii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Phacelia rattanii
© 2008 Ron Wolf
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Phacelia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Redwood Forest, Northern Oak Woodland

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Phacelia flaccida
More information about  Phacelia rattanii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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 (PHRA4)

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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