Calflora
Taxon  Report   6314    
Phacelia cryptantha  Greene
Hiddenflower phacelia,   Limestone phacelia,   Small flowered phacelia
Phacelia cryptantha, 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

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Communities: Shadscale Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTSPhacelia cryptantha var. derivata
JEFPhacelia eremica
JEFPhacelia hispida var. brachyantha
More information about  Phacelia cryptantha

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: 10/16/2021).