Taxon  Report   10205    
Phacelia sericea  (Graham) A. Gray
Silky phacelia
Phacelia sericea
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Phacelia sericea
© 2012 Aaron Schusteff
Phacelia sericea
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Phacelia sericea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Phacelia sericea
© 2011 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Phacelia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Red Fir Forest


Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Phacelia sericea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).