Calflora
Taxon  Report   6347    
Phacelia insularis  Munz  var. insularis 
Island phacelia,  Northern channel islands phacelia
Phacelia insularis var. insularis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Phacelia divaricata var. insularis
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory

It is listed by the Federal Government as Endangered .
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Phacelia
Parent: Phacelia insularis
Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Habitat: dunes, coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Valley Grassland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Phacelia curvipes var. insularis
JEF + CNPS + PLANTS: Phacelia divaricata var. insularis
More information about  Phacelia insularis var. insularis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PHINI4)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2019).