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blue curls
Phacelia congesta
Phacelia congesta
blue curls Waterleaf Family
Phacelia congesta Hydrophyllaceae
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common names
  blue curls
  spike phacelia
  caterpillars
accepted scientific name
  Phacelia congesta Hook.
rules for finding collection records
  Phacelia congesta (1479)
  exclude Phacelia congesta rupestris
family name
  Hydrophyllaceae
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of February thru 3rd week of August

Plant Showiness (45%)
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