Taxon  Report   6282    
Phacelia affinis  A. Gray
Limestone phacelia,  Purple bell phacelia
Phacelia affinis
© 2005 James M. Andre
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Phacelia affinis
© 2015 Keir Morse
Phacelia affinis
© 2015 Keir Morse
Phacelia affinis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Phacelia affinis
© 2015 Keir Morse
Genus: Phacelia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Bristle-cone Pine Forest


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Phacelia affinis var. patens
ICPN: Phacelia rugulosa
More information about  Phacelia affinis
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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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).