Taxon  Report   6401 
Phacelia stellaris  Brand
Brand's phacelia,  star phacelia
Phacelia stellaris , a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and to Baja California.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition It is listed by the Federal Government as species of concern .

 

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Phacelia stellaris
© 2006 Vince Scheidt
Phacelia stellaris
© 2007 Halleh Paymard
Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: dunes, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: BORAGINACEAE   (CNPS + PLANTS: HYDROPHYLLACEAE)
Genus: Phacelia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Phacelia douglasii ssp. cryptantha
TJM2 + PLANTS: Phacelia douglasii var. cryptantha
 Information about  Phacelia stellaris  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (PHST7)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 30, 2014).

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