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The Flora of Mount Shasta

Silverleaf Phacelia

Waterleaf Family (Hydrophyllaceae) Phacelia hastata
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Silverleaf Phacelia © 2001 Ken and Leona Beatty

Flower: Numerous white to lavender tinted; bell-like flower on coils

Blooms: May to June

Leaves: Lance-like, silver gray in color

Height: 1 to 2 feet

Found: Dry rocky places

Tidbits: Striking halo effect on flower head when backlit (Great for photo shot)


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