CPC Plant Profile: Brand's Phacelia
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Brand's Phacelia (Phacelia stellaris)

Photo Credit: Rancho Santa Ana
Description
  • Global Rank: N/A
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Hydrophyllaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 160487
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 09/18/2021

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Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Phacelia stellaris in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 25 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Phacelia stellaris from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Phacelia stellaris
Authority Brand
Family Hydrophyllaceae
CPC Number 11154
ITIS 31598
USDA PHST7
Common Names star phacelia | Brand's phacelia
Associated Scientific Names Phacelia stellaris | Phacelia douglasii ssp. cryptantha | Phacelia douglasii var. cryptantha
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Bees
Leaf-cutting bees Anthidium palliventre Not Specified Link
Bumble bees Bombus Not Specified Link
Honey bees Apis mellifera Not Specified Link
Mining bees Andrena erecta Not Specified Link
Mining bees Andrena medionitens Not Specified Link
Mining bees Andrena Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Anthidium clypeodentatum Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Anthidium collectum Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Anthidium emarginatum Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Anthidium tenuiflorae Not Specified Link
Anthophorine bees Anthophora urbana Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Ashimeadiella Not Specified Link
Bumble bees Bombus californicus Not Specified Link
Bumble bees Bombus centralis Not Specified Link
Bumble bees Bombus flavifrons dimidiatus Not Specified Link
Sweat bees Dialictus microlepoides Not Specified Link
Sweat bees Evylaeus Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Hoplitis albifrons argentifrons Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Hoplitis fulgida platyura Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Megachile melanophaea calogaster Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Megachile perihirta Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Osmia bruneri Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Osmia calla Not Specified Link
Mining bees Panurginus Not Specified Link
Digger bees Xeromelecta californica Not Specified Link
Butterflies & Moths
Blues Plebejus saepeolus Not Specified Link
Brush-footed butterflies Vanessa milberti Not Specified Link
Beetles
Jewel beetles Acmaeodera idahoensis Not Specified Link
Blister beetles Epicauta puncticollis Not Specified Link
Flies
Bee flies Anthrax irroratus irroratus Not Specified Link
Syrphid flies Metasyrphus lapponicus Not Specified Link
House flies and kin Pogonomyia amnicola Not Specified Link
Sawflies Tenthredo anomocera Not Specified Link
Other
Wood ants Formica fusca Not Specified Link
Potter wasps Pseudomasaris coquillettae Not Specified Link
Potter wasps Pseudomasaris edwardsii Not Specified Link
Potter wasps Pseudomasaris zonalis Not Specified Link

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