Phacelia Juss.
  • Gen. Pl. 129. 1789.

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General Information

"Cal divided nearly to the base; cor tubular to rotate; filaments usually equal, attached to the cor-tube near its base; style shortly to deeply bifid; ovules 2–many on each of the 2 intruded, partition-like placentas; capsule 2-valved; taprooted herbs (ours annual or biennial), usually hairy, with entire (in extralimital spp.) to pinnately dissected lvs and mostly blue or white fls in 1 or more helicoid cymes that elongate and straighten with maturity. 150+, New World, esp. w. U.S."

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    • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
    • 2 Gen. Pl. 129. 1789.

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