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Mono County Phacelia
(Phacelia monoensis )
Hydrophyllaceae

Mono County Phacelia
Photo Copyright Rick York and CNPS

Description: Click for a drawing of the plant

Distribution: Mono County, CA; Western Nevada

Habitat: Level sites in low sagebrush steppe and pinyon-juniper communities. Associated with red-brown clayey soils at elevations of 5500-8500 feet (1900-2800 m).

Flowering Period: June-July

Similar Plants: Phacelia monoensis shares some morphological characteristics with P. adenophora and P. bicolor var. bicolor. Phacelia monoensis is distinguished from both species by its small (3-4 mm), yellow flowers.

Status: BLM Sensitive, California Native Plant Society List 1B

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Last updated: 08-05-2010