Taxon  Report   6381    
Phacelia phacelioides  (Benth.) Brand
Mt. Diablo phacelia
Phacelia phacelioides
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Phacelia phacelioides
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Phacelia phacelioides
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Phacelia phacelioides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Phacelia phacelioides
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Phacelia
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland


Serpentine affinity: 4.2; (broad endemic / strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Phacelia phacelioides
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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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 24, 2019).