Taxon  Report   6389 
Phacelia ramosissima  Douglas ex Lehm.
Branching phacelia
Phacelia ramosissima
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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Phacelia ramosissima
© 2013 Keir Morse
Phacelia ramosissima
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Phacelia ramosissima, 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 ramosissima
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Phacelia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Coastal Strand, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Red Fir Forest
Habitat: coastal
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Phacelia ramosissima var. austrolitoralis
ICPN: Phacelia ramosissima var. eremophila
ICPN: Phacelia ramosissima var. latifolia
ICPN: Phacelia ramosissima var. montereyensis
ICPN: Phacelia ramosissima var. subglabra
ICPN: Phacelia ramosissima var. suffrutescens
ICPN: Phacelia ramosissima var. valida
ICPN: Phacelia ramosissima var. ramosissima
More information about  Phacelia ramosissima
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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 23, 2018).

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