Species Details

Phacelia coerulea

sky-blue phacelia

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Scientific Name:
Phacelia coerulea Greene
Common Name:
sky-blue phacelia
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Element Code: PDHYD0C0U0
USDA Plants Symbol: PHCO
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 2001-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-May
Elevation:
1400 - 2000 meters
4595 - 6560 feet
General Habitat:
  • Mojavean desert scrub
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 8:122 (1881) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 12
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 11
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 4
Recent <=20 Years 8
Presence:
Presumed Extant 12
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), Texas (TX), Utah (UT)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY), San Bernardino (SBD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Castle Peaks (3511532), Clark Mtn. (3511555), Crescent Peak (3511542), Hart Peak (3511531), Ivanpah (3511533), Last Chance Mtn. (3711736), Mescal Range (3511545), Mesquite Lake (3511565), Mid Hills (3511524), State Line Pass (3511564)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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