Taxon  Report   6389    
Phacelia ramosissima  Douglas ex Lehm.
Branching phacelia
Phacelia ramosissima
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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Phacelia ramosissima
© 2013 Keir Morse
Phacelia ramosissima
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Phacelia ramosissima, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Phacelia ramosissima
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Phacelia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Strand, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Red Fir Forest


Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Phacelia ramosissima var. austrolitoralis
ICPN: Phacelia ramosissima var. eremophila
ICPN: Phacelia ramosissima var. latifolia
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More information about  Phacelia ramosissima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2018).