Taxon  Report   6410    
Phacelia vallis-mortae  J. W. Voss
Death valley phacelia
Phacelia vallis-mortae
© 2010 Steve Matson
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Phacelia vallis-mortae
© 2012 Genevieve K. Walden
Phacelia vallis-mortae
© 2015 John Doyen
Phacelia vallis-mortae, 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 vallis-mortae
© 2011 Steve Matson
Genus: Phacelia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Valley Grassland


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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More information about  Phacelia vallis-mortae
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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 17, 2019).