Taxon  Report   6360    
Phacelia minor  (Harv.) Thell. ex F. Zimm.
California bluebell,  Wild canterbury bells
Phacelia minor
© 2003 Guy Bruyea
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Phacelia minor
© 2013 James Gonsman
Phacelia minor
© 2018 Kyle Gunther
Phacelia minor, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Phacelia minor
© 2018 Elizabeth Groom
Genus: Phacelia
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Phacelia whitlavia
More information about  Phacelia minor
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 21, 2019).