Calflora
Taxon  Report   6320    
Phacelia douglasii  (Benth.) Torr.
Douglas' phacelia
Phacelia douglasii
© 2011 Dylan Neubauer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Phacelia douglasii
© 2014 RT Hawke
Phacelia douglasii
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Phacelia douglasii, 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 douglasii
© 2011 Dylan Neubauer
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Phacelia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: (many plant communities), Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Sagebrush Scrub

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Phacelia douglasii var. cryptantha
More information about  Phacelia douglasii
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 (PHDO)

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 19, 2018).

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