Taxon  Report   6412    
Phacelia viscida  (Benth. ex Lindl.) Torr.
Sticky phacelia,  Tacky phacelia
Phacelia viscida
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Phacelia viscida
© 2016 Steven M Norris
Phacelia viscida
© 2014 Steve Matson
Phacelia viscida, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Phacelia viscida
© 2003 Michael Charters
Genus: Phacelia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Phacelia viscida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 19, 2019).