Taxon  Report   6412 
Phacelia viscida  (Benth.) Torrey
Sticky phacelia,  Tacky phacelia
Phacelia viscida
© 2003 Michael Charters
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Phacelia viscida
© 2003 Michael Charters
Phacelia viscida
© 2014 Steve Matson
Phacelia viscida, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Phacelia viscida
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Phacelia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Phacelia viscida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Mar 16, 2018).

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