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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Phacelia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Phacelia fremontii Torr.
Habit: Annual 5--30 cm, aromatic. Stem: decumbent to erect, branched at base, puberulent, generally glandular distally. Leaf: 15--50 mm, +- basal; blade > petiole, oblong to oblanceolate, deeply lobed to compound, segments generally rounded. Inflorescence: exceeding leaves, +- open proximally. Flower: calyx lobes 3--5 mm, 4--6 mm in fruit, subequal, linear to oblanceolate, short-hairy, glandular; corolla 7--15(20) mm, funnel-shaped to bell-shaped, tube, throat yellow, sometimes distal throat dark violet or blue, lobes blue to pink or violet, scales fused to filament bases, lanceolate; stamens 3--8 mm, included, glabrous (sparsely puberulent), filaments, pollen yellow; style 3--5 mm, included, cleft < 1/4. Fruit: 4--6 mm, ovoid, puberulent proximally, short-stiff-hairy distally. Seed: 10--18, 1--1.5 mm; cross-furrows 6--9. Chromosomes: n=13.
Ecology: Sandy or gravelly soils, scrub, grassland; Elevation: < 2900 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SN, SnJV, e SnFrB, SCoRI, TR, SNE, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: to southwestern Utah, Arizona. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun Note: Intergrades with Phacelia bicolor in DMoj.
Synonyms: Phacelia brannanii Kellogg; Phacelia hallii Brand
eFlora Treatment Author: Genevieve K. Walden, Robert Patterson, Laura M. Garrison & Debra R. Hansen
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Phacelia floribunda
Next taxon: Phacelia glandulifera
Citation for this treatment: Genevieve K. Walden, Robert Patterson, Laura M. Garrison & Debra R. Hansen 2017. Phacelia fremontii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, Revision 1, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=37464, accessed on March 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 24, 2017.