Hackelia

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Hackelia
Hackelia diffusa 4110.JPG
Hackelia diffusa
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Boraginales
Family: Boraginaceae
Subfamily: Boraginoideae
Genus: Hackelia
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Type species
Hackelia deflexa
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Species

About 40, including:
Hackelia virginiana
Hackelia micrantha

Hackelia (stickseeds) is a genus of plants in the borage family, Boraginaceae. They are found in North America and southeast Asia. Of the approximately 40 species described, 10 are endemic to California.

The genus was named after Josef Hackel, a Czech botanist.

Selected species:

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