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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Phacelia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Phacelia bicolor Torr. ex S. Watson
Habit: Annual 6--40 cm, aromatic. Stem: decumbent to erect, generally branched at base, short-hairy, minutely glandular. Leaf: 20--60 mm, 1--2-compound, distal little reduced; leaflets toothed to irregularly lobed. Inflorescence: not exceeding leaves, +- open proximally. Flower: calyx lobes 3--6 mm, 4--10 mm in fruit, +- linear, short-hairy, glandular; corolla 8--18 mm, funnel- to bell-shaped, tube yellow, lobes lavender to purple, scales fused to filament bases, linear; stamens 5--8 mm, included, filaments puberulent (glabrous), yellow, pollen yellow; style 3--7 mm, included, cleft < 1/4. Fruit: 4--6 mm, ovoid; beak short-stiff-hairy. Seed: 12--20, 1--1.5 mm; cross-furrows 7--11. Chromosomes: n=13.
Ecology: Sandy or alkaline soils, scrub; Elevation: 700--3400 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNH (e slope), GB, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: Oregon, Nevada. Flowering Time: May--Jun Note: Intergrades with Phacelia fremontii in DMoj.
Synonyms: Phacelia bicolor Torr. ex S. Watson var. bicolor
Unabridged Note: Phacelia bicolor var. leibergii (Brand) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr., the other var. recognized in the sp. in TJM, TJM2, now recognized as Phacelia leibergii Brand, in eastern Oregon.
eFlora Treatment Author: Genevieve K. Walden, Robert Patterson, Laura M. Garrison & Debra R. Hansen
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Phacelia barnebyana
Next taxon: Phacelia bolanderi
Citation for this treatment: Genevieve K. Walden, Robert Patterson, Laura M. Garrison & Debra R. Hansen 2016. Phacelia bicolor, Revision 1, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=37418, accessed on December 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 10, 2016.