Phacelia fimbriata Michx.
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)
USDA Symbol: phfi2
A branching plant with one-sided, coiled clusters of light blue, lavender, or white flowers with deeply fringed petals.
The strikingly fringed petals, especially beautiful under a hand lens, characterize this spring wildflower of the Great Smoky Mountains, where it can occur in abundance.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun
DistributionUSA: AL , GA , NC , TN , VA
Native Distribution: Virginia to Alabama.
Native Habitat: Upland woods.
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 fimbriata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Phacelia fimbriata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Phacelia fimbriata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff