Calflora
Taxon  Report   6401 
Phacelia stellaris  Brand
Brand's phacelia,  Star phacelia
Phacelia stellaris
© 2006 Vince Scheidt
More photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Phacelia stellaris
© 2016 Keir Morse
Phacelia stellaris
© 2016 Keir Morse
Phacelia stellaris, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the Federal Government as species of concern .

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Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Phacelia stellaris
© 2016 Keir Morse
Family: BORAGINACEAE   (PLANTS: HYDROPHYLLACEAE)
Genus: Phacelia
Communities:
Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: dunes, coastal
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Phacelia douglasii ssp. cryptantha
ICPN + PLANTS: Phacelia douglasii var. cryptantha
More information about  Phacelia stellaris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHST7)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2018).

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