Taxon  Report   6300 
Phacelia cicutaria  E. Greene  var. hispida  (A. Gray) J. Howell
Caterpillar phacelia
Phacelia cicutaria var. hispida
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Phacelia cicutaria var. hispida
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Phacelia cicutaria var. hispida, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Phacelia cicutaria var. hispida
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
Family: BORAGINACEAE   (PLANTS: HYDROPHYLLACEAE)
Genus: Phacelia
Parent Record Phacelia cicutaria
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Phacelia cicutaria ssp. hispida
ICPN: Phacelia eximia
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 30, 2016).

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