Phacelia hastata Douglas ex Lehm.
Silverleaf Phacelia, Whiteleaf Phacelia
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)
USDA Symbol: PHHA
This species belongs to a complex group of closely related plants of dry, rocky mountain habitat, all with whitish flowers. They are distinguished from other Phacelias by their leaf veins.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
DistributionUSA: CA , CO , ID , MT , ND , NE , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC
Native Distribution: Southern British Columbia to northern California; east to western Nebraska, Colorado, and Alberta.
Native Habitat: Dry, rocky places among sagebrush and in coniferous forests.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
Find Seed or Plants
Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.
View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Phacelia hastata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Phacelia hastata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Phacelia hastata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2014-10-17
Research By: TWC Staff