Phacelia bolanderi

Bolander's Phacelia

Stems erect to decumbent, covered with gland-tipped hairs. Alternate leaves on petioles are widely oblong, coarsely toothed. Bluish to purple flowers occur in 1-sided loose coil. Flower face is flat with 5 equal lobes, falling soon after opening. Grows on bluffs, slopes, canyons near coast.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--2 feet
  • Habitat: Coastal
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  • Native: Yes