Taxon  Report   6322 
Phacelia egena  (Brand) J. T. Howell
Kaweah river phacelia,  Rock phacelia
Phacelia egena
© 2005 Russell Towle
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Phacelia egena
© 2013 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Phacelia egena
© 2014 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Phacelia egena, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Phacelia egena
© 2009 Irene Lindsey
Genus: Phacelia
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.1 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Phacelia magellanica
More information about  Phacelia egena
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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 18, 2018).

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