Taxon  Report   6299 
Phacelia cicutaria  Greene  var. cicutaria 
Caterpillar phacelia
Phacelia cicutaria var. cicutaria
© 2005 Brent Miller
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Phacelia cicutaria var. cicutaria
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Phacelia cicutaria var. cicutaria
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Phacelia cicutaria var. cicutaria, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Phacelia cicutaria var. cicutaria
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Genus: Phacelia
Parent Record Phacelia cicutaria
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Phacelia cicutaria var. cicutaria
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: Jul 23, 2018).

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