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beautiful scorpionweed
Phacelia pulchella
beautiful scorpionweed Waterleaf Family
Phacelia pulchella Hydrophyllaceae
common names
  beautiful scorpionweed
  beautiful phacelia
accepted scientific name
  Phacelia pulchella A. Gray
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  Phacelia pulchella (508)
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Image Author: ©2010 James Morefield
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 0.25 to 0.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed 2nd week of March thru end of June

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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