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Phacelia corymbosa (Serpentine phacelia)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Phacelia corymbosa

Phacelia corymbosa Jeps.

Serpentine Phacelia, Serpentine Scorpion-weed, Serpentine Scorpionweed

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)


USDA Symbol: PHCO3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep



Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Phacelia corymbosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Phacelia corymbosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Phacelia corymbosa


Record Modified: 2022-12-05
Research By: TWC Staff

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