Calflora
Taxon  Report   13161    
Phacelia malvifolia  Cham.  var. loasifolia  (Benth.) Brand
Stinging phacelia
Phacelia malvifolia var. loasifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: Boraginaceae  
Genus: Phacelia
Parent: Phacelia malvifolia

Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEFEutoca loasifolia
JEFPhacelia loasifolia
JEFPhacelia malvifolia ssp. loasifolia
More information about  Phacelia malvifolia var. loasifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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International Plants Names Index

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 09/22/2021).