Taxon  Report   6337 
Phacelia heterophylla  Pursh  ssp. virgata  (Greene) Heckard  (no longer an active name)
Phacelia,  Varied leaf phacelia, Varileaf phacelia, Virgate phacelia
Phacelia heterophylla ssp. virgata
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Phacelia heterophylla ssp. virgata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Phacelia heterophylla ssp. virgata
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Genus: Phacelia
Parent Record Phacelia heterophylla
Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
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Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Phacelia heterophylla var. virgata
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PLANTS: Phacelia heterophylla var. virgata
ICPN: Phacelia californica f. vinctens
NOTE: Phacelia heterophylla ssp. virgata is no longer an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Phacelia heterophylla ssp. virgata
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2018).

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