Species Details

Phacelia nashiana

Charlotte's phacelia

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Scientific Name:
Phacelia nashiana Jeps.
Common Name:
Charlotte's phacelia
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Element Code: PDHYD0C350
USDA Plants Symbol: PHNA
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Jun
Elevation:
600 - 2200 meters
1970 - 7220 feet
General Habitat:
  • Joshua tree "woodland"
  • Mojavean desert scrub
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic (usually)
  • Sandy
Notes:
Threatened by grazing and mining. Possibly threatened by foot traffic and vehicles. See Flora of California 3(2):276-277 (1943) by W.L. Jepson for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 72
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
26 19 12 1 0 14
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 38
Recent <=20 Years 34
Presence:
Presumed Extant 72
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Inyo (INY), Kern (KRN), Tulare (TUL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Cane Canyon (3511852), Cantil (3511738), Cinco (3511831), Freeman Junction (3511758), Garlock (3511747), Haiwee Pass (3611821), Horse Canyon (3511851), Lamont Peak (3511871), Little Lake (3511788), Long Canyon (3611811), Mojave NE (3511821), Ninemile Canyon (3511778), Owens Peak (3511768), Saltdale NW (3511748), Saltdale SE (3511737), Volcano Peak (3511787), Walker Pass (3511861)
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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