Taxon  Report   6306    
Phacelia coerulea  Greene
Sky blue phacelia
Phacelia coerulea
© 2015 Wynn Anderson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Phacelia coerulea
© 2004 James M. Andre
Phacelia coerulea
© 2015 Wynn Anderson
Phacelia coerulea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Phacelia coerulea
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Phacelia
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Phacelia caerulea
PLANTS: Phacelia intermedia
More information about  Phacelia coerulea
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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 20, 2019).