Taxon  Report   6364 
Phacelia mutabilis  E. Greene
Changeable phacelia
Phacelia mutabilis
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Phacelia mutabilis
© 2011 Aaron Schusteff
Phacelia mutabilis
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Phacelia mutabilis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Phacelia mutabilis
© 2001 James B. Gratiot
Genus: Phacelia
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Phacelia californica var. jacintensis
PLANTS: Phacelia heterophylla var. griseophylla
PLANTS: Phacelia heterophylla var. pseudohispida
ICPN: Phacelia magellanica f. griseophylla
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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: Feb 19, 2018).

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