Taxon  Report   6402 
Phacelia suaveolens  Greene
Sweet scented phacelia,  Sweetscented phacelia
Phacelia suaveolens
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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Phacelia suaveolens
© 2015 Dylan Neubauer
Phacelia suaveolens
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Phacelia suaveolens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Phacelia suaveolens
© 2009 Genevieve K. Walden
Genus: Phacelia
Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Habitat: disturbed
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Phacelia suaveolens var. suaveolens
ICPN: Phacelia suaveolens ssp. suaveolens
More information about  Phacelia suaveolens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Jun 19, 2018).

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