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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Phacelia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Phacelia grandiflora (Benth.) A. Gray
Habit: Annual 30--200 cm. Stem: erect, coarse, simple or branched distally, sparsely stiff-hairy, glandular-puberulent. Leaf: 30--200 mm; blade >= petiole, widely ovate to +- round, irregularly toothed. Inflorescence: pedicels 2--5 mm, 5--10 mm in fruit. Flower: calyx lobes 5--8 mm, 8--12 mm in fruit, >= mature fruit, oblanceolate, hairy, glandular; corolla 12--25 mm, limb 25--40 mm diam, shallow-bell-shaped to rotate, lavender (white), often 2-colored with lavender-spotted white throat, scales 0; stamens 10--20 mm, short-hairy, glandular, dilated slightly at base, filaments white to purple; style 15--25 mm, cleft 2/3. Fruit: 8--14 mm, ovoid, puberulent, distally short-glandular-hairy. Seed: (50)80--120(200), 0.75--1.5 mm, shallowly pitted. Chromosomes: n=11.
Ecology: Open, sandy, +- moist areas, chaparral and coastal-sage scrub, often in washes or burns; Elevation: < 1150 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, ChI (rare), s slope WTR, s slope SnGb, w PR; Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun Note: Esp abundant after fire. Flowers especially sweet-smelling.
Synonyms: Eutoca grandiflora Benth.; Cosmanthus grandiflorus (Benth.) A.DC. ex DC.; Eutoca speciosa Nutt.
eFlora Treatment Author: Genevieve K. Walden, Robert Patterson, Laura M. Garrison & Debra R. Hansen
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Phacelia glandulifera
Next taxon: Phacelia greenei
Citation for this treatment: Genevieve K. Walden, Robert Patterson, Laura M. Garrison & Debra R. Hansen 2017. Phacelia grandiflora, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, Revision 1, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=37471, accessed on April 26, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 26, 2017.