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Phacelia hastata var. compacta

Phacelia hastata Douglas ex Lehm. var. compacta (Brand) Cronquist

Compact Phacelia, Silverleaf Phacelia, Timberline Phacelia, Whiteleaf Phacelia, Silverleaf Scorpion-weed, Silverleaf Scorpionweed

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf family)

Synonym(s): Phacelia frigida, Phacelia hastata ssp. compacta

USDA Symbol: PHHAC3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Stems decumbent to ascending, up to about 1 foot long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: White to lavender.

Distribution

USA: CA , NV , OR , WA
Native Habitat: Sandy to rocky slopes, flats, talus, conifer forests, subalpine to alpine meadows.

Web Reference

Webref 62 - Burke Herbarium Image Collection (2020) University of Washington
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 hastata var. compacta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Phacelia hastata var. compacta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Phacelia hastata var. compacta

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-04-30
Research By: CBR

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