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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Phacelia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Phacelia brachyloba (Benth.) A. Gray
Habit: Annual 7--60 cm, aromatic. Stem: generally erect, simple or branched at base, short-hairy, +- glandular. Leaf: 15--45 mm; blade > petiole, narrowly elliptic to oblanceolate, deeply lobed to compound, segments entire to toothed. Inflorescence: exceeding leaves, +- open proximally. Flower: calyx lobes 3--4 mm, 4--5 mm in fruit, narrowly oblanceolate, short-hairy, glandular; corolla 7--10 mm, funnel- to bell-shaped, tube, throat yellow, limb 10--15 mm diam, lobes white or pink, scales 0 or free from filament bases, linear; stamens 4--5 mm, included, glabrous, filaments, pollen yellow; style 3--4 mm, included, cleft < 1/4, disk proximal to ovary conspicuous. Fruit: 4--5 mm, ovoid, compressed, short-beaked, sparsely puberulent proximally, short-hairy distally. Seed: 10--25, 0.5--1 mm; cross-furrows 5--7. Chromosomes: n=12.
Ecology: Open or burned, sandy areas; Elevation: < 2300 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCoR, SW (exc ChI); Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul Note: Esp abundant after fire.
Synonyms: Eutoca brachyloba Benth.; Phacelia orcuttiana A. Gray; Phacelia cooperae A. Gray; Phacelia leucantha Lemmon ex Greene
eFlora Treatment Author: Genevieve K. Walden, Robert Patterson, Laura M. Garrison & Debra R. Hansen
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Phacelia bolanderi
Next taxon: Phacelia breweri
Citation for this treatment: Genevieve K. Walden, Robert Patterson, Laura M. Garrison & Debra R. Hansen 2017. Phacelia brachyloba, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, Revision 1, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=37424, accessed on March 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 28, 2017.