Taxon  Report   6373    
Phacelia pachyphylla  A. Gray
Blacktack phacelia,  Thick leafed phacelia
Phacelia pachyphylla
© 2010 James M. Andre
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Phacelia pachyphylla
© 2014 Sonie Sampson
Phacelia pachyphylla
© 2008 John Marquis
Phacelia pachyphylla, 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 pachyphylla
© 2014 Sonie Sampson
Genus: Phacelia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Phacelia pachyphylla
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

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).