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image: Linear-Leaved Phacelia
Photograph from Lewis and Clark Herbarium/Academy of Natural Sciences
Linear-Leaved Phacelia
(Threadleaf Phacelia, Threadleaf Scorpion-Weed)

Phacelia linearis



First Noted by Expedition
April 17, 1806, at The Dalles, Oregon.
 

Description
Slender, commonly branched, erect stems are topped with reddish-lavender flowers in loose coils. Corolla 0.4-0.8 in (1-2 cm) wide, broadly bell-shaped. Leaves narrowly lanceolate, hairy; 0.5-4 in (1.3-10 cm) long. Height: 4-20 in (10-50 cm).
 

Habitat
Among brush and in open grassy areas in foothills and on plains.
 

Range
Southern British Columbia to northern California; east across much of Utah and Idaho to western Wyoming.
 

Note
A common, showy species distinguished from other phacelias by its comparatively large, broad corolla and narrow leaves.

Species information from enature.com
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