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Hackelia diffusa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: (unplaced)
Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Hackelia
Type species
Hackelia deflexa

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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