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Phacelia rupestris (Rock phacelia)
Leander, Bruce

Phacelia rupestris

Phacelia rupestris Greene

Rock Phacelia

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)

Synonym(s): Phacelia congesta var. rupestris

USDA Symbol: PHRU2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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2 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Biennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall. Stems often decumbent and weak.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun



Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1098 Collected 2007-08-10 in Jeff Davis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-05
Research By: DEW

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