Phacelia linearis

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Phacelia linearis
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Boraginales
Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Phacelia
Species: P. linearis
Binomial name
Phacelia linearis
(Pursh) Holz.

Phacelia linearis, the linear-leaved phacelia[1] or threadleaf phacelia,[2] is a species of phacelia. It is native to western North America from western Canada to Wyoming to northern California, where it grows in forest, woodland, open scrub, and other habitat.

Description[edit]

Phacelia linearis is an annual herb producing a branching or unbranched erect stem up to 60 centimeters tall. It is coated in soft or stiff hairs. The leaves are linear or lance-shaped and sometimes divided into several narrow, pointed lobes. The hairy inflorescence is a one-sided curving or coiling cyme of bell-shaped flowers. Each flower is up to a centimeter long and light purple in color with a paler tubular throat.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-02-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  2. ^ "Phacelia linearis". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 31 January 2016. 

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