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Phacelia purshii

Common Name(s):
Miami mist, Scorpionweed
Category:
Wildflowers
Comment:

Wildlife Value: Members of the genus Phacelia support the following specialized bees: Andrena (Micrandrena) lamellitergaAndrena (Euandrena) phaceliaeHoplitis (Robertsonella) simplex.

Season:
Spring into early summer
Height:
6-20 in.
Foliage:
Pinnately cleft leaves
Flower:
Five delicate, fringed blue petals
Site:
Rich woods, fields
Tags:
nectar, pollinator, specialized bees, bees, wildlife

NCCES plant id: 2682

Phacelia purshii Phacelia purshii
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