Taxon  Report   6405    
Phacelia tanacetifolia  Benth.
Lacy phacelia,  Tansy leafed phacelia
Phacelia tanacetifolia
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Phacelia tanacetifolia
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Phacelia tanacetifolia
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Phacelia tanacetifolia, 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 tanacetifolia
© 2014 Genevieve K. Walden
Genus: Phacelia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)


Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Phacelia tanacetifolia bvar. tenuisecta
ICPN: Phacelia tanacetifolia f. staminea
ICPN: Phacelia tanacetifolia subvar. tenuisecta
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More information about  Phacelia tanacetifolia
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).