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Nash's Phacelia (Phacelia nashiana)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Hydrophyllaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 135877
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is Nash's Phacelia (Phacelia nashiana) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Nash's Phacelia can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Nash's Phacelia (Phacelia nashiana)?

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 3 accessions of Phacelia nashiana in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 21153 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 3 seed accessions of Phacelia nashiana from 2 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 nashiana
Authority Jepson
Family Hydrophyllaceae
CPC Number 9586
ITIS 31553
Duration Annual
Common Names Nash Phacelia
Associated Scientific Names Phacelia nashiana
State Rank
State State Rank
California S3
Ecological Relationships


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