Taxon  Report   6286    
Phacelia argentea  A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Sand dune phacelia,  Sanddune phacelia
Phacelia argentea
© 2012 Genevieve K. Walden Using these photos: A variety of organization
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Phacelia argentea
© 2008 Genevieve K. Walden
Phacelia argentea
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Phacelia argentea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Oregon.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Phacelia argentea
© 2009 Genevieve K. Walden
Genus: Phacelia
Communities: Coastal Strand


Habitat: dunes, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Phacelia argentea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).