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Aven Nelson's Phacelia (Phacelia anelsonii)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Hydrophyllaceae
  • State: AZ, CA, NV, UT
  • Nature Serve ID: 156874
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is Aven Nelson's Phacelia (Phacelia anelsonii) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Aven Nelson's Phacelia can be found in Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah

Which CPC Partners conserve Aven Nelson's Phacelia (Phacelia anelsonii)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Phacelia anelsonii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 22747 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 2 seed accessions of Phacelia anelsonii 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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Taxon Phacelia anelsonii
Authority J.F. Macbr.
Family Hydrophyllaceae
CPC Number 3338
ITIS 31453
Duration Annual
Common Names
Associated Scientific Names Phacelia anelsonii
State Rank
State State Rank
Arizona S1
California S2
Nevada S1S2
Utah S1
Ecological Relationships


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