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Phacelia linearis (Pursh) Holz.
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)
USDA Symbol: PHLI
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Slender, commonly branched, erect stems are topped with reddish-lavender flowers in loose coils.
A common, showy species distinguished from other Phacelias by its comparatively large, broad corolla and narrow leaves.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: CA , CT , ID , ME , MT , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC
Native Distribution: Southern British Columbia to northern California; east across much of Utah and Idaho to western Wyoming.
Native Habitat: Among brush and in open grassy areas in foothills and on plains.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Phacelia linearis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Phacelia linearis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Phacelia linearis
MetadataRecord Modified: 2014-10-17
Research By: TWC Staff