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Many-flowered Phacelia
Phacelia floribunda
  
About Many-flowered Phacelia (Phacelia floribunda) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Phacelia floribunda is a species of phacelia known by the common names many-flowered phacelia, southern island phacelia and San Clemente Island phacelia. It is known only from San Clemente Island, one of the Channel Islands of California, and Guadalupe Island off the coast of Baja California. It grows in coastal sage scrub habitat in the canyons of these two islands. Phacelia floribunda is an annual herb with a branching erect stem reaching 60 centimeters in maximum height. It is glandular and hairy in texture. The leaves are up to 18 centimeters long and divided into several leaflets with lobed edges. The hairy inflorescence is a one-sided curving or coiling cyme of bell-shaped flowers. Each flower is under a centimeter long and purple or bluish in color. Phacelia floribunda is an annual herb with a branching erect stem reaching 60 centimeters in maximum height. It is glandular and hairy in texture. The leaves are up to 18 centimeters long and divided into several leaflets with lobed edges. The hairy inflorescence is a one-sided curving or coiling cyme of bell-shaped flowers. Each flower is under a centimeter long and purple or bluish in color.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

Size
Size
0.33 - 2 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Purple

Wildlife Supported
 


 
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Landscaping Information
Common uses
Common uses
Butterfly Gardens, Bee Gardens

Natural Setting
Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 7.8" - 13.3", Summer Precipitation: 0.20" - 0.26", Coldest Month: 53.5" - 57.5", Hottest Month: 64.9" - 73.6", Humidity: 1.44" - 16.09", Elevation: 17" - 1400"

Alternative Names
Common Names: San Clemente Island, Southern Island Phacelia


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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