Phacelia linearis, the linear-leaved phacelia or threadleaf phacelia, 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.
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.
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