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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Phacelia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Phacelia pedicellata A. Gray
Habit: Annual 12--50 cm, aromatic. Stem: erect, 0--few-branched distal to base, short-stiff-hairy, glandular. Leaf: 20--120 mm; blade generally = petiole, ovate to round, proximal compound (leaflets 3--7, rounded or toothed), distal lobed to compound (segments 3, generally rounded). Inflorescence: pedicels +- thread-like, 5--10 mm in fruit, proximal > distal, densely long-hairy, glandular. Flower: calyx lobes 3--4.5 mm, 4--5.5 mm in fruit, narrowly oblanceolate, sparsely hairy, ciliate, glandular; corolla 5--7 mm, bell-shaped, tube white, lobes lavender to purple or blue (white), scales fused to filament bases, crescent-shaped to oblong; stamens 6--8 mm, glabrous, filaments, pollen purple; style 6--8 mm, cleft 1/2, glabrous. Fruit: 3--3.5 mm, +- spheric, puberulent. Seed: generally 4, 2.5--3 mm, margin corrugated; abaxial surface pitted; adaxial surface with central ridge separating 2 longitudinal grooves, ridge corrugated. Chromosomes: n=11.
Ecology: Sandy or gravelly washes, canyons; Elevation: < 1400 m. Bioregional Distribution: D; Distribution Outside California: southern Nevada, Arizona, Baja California. Flowering Time: Mar--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Genevieve K. Walden, Robert Patterson, Laura M. Garrison & Debra R. Hansen
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Phacelia parryi
Next taxon: Phacelia peirsoniana
Citation for this treatment: Genevieve K. Walden, Robert Patterson, Laura M. Garrison & Debra R. Hansen 2016. Phacelia pedicellata, Revision 1, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=37539, accessed on December 09, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 09, 2016.