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Phacelia bombycina

Mangas Spring Phacelia

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: rocky slopes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple to pinnate
leaf margin3: pinnatifid to toothed
Flower color2: lavender or violet or purple
Flowering period2: winter and spring
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Boraginaceae (borage family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Hydrophyllaceae (waterleaf family)
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Sonoran Desert National Monument
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land

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