Phacelia campanularia

California Bluebells (Desert Bluebells)

  • Height:   under 1 ft to 1 ft -
  • Life Cycle:   annual
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   small, 1/4 - 1 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   spring
  • Flower Color:   blue
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - desert - inland
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Characteristics / Comments:   quick color
  • Fire Resistant / Low Fuel:   TRUE
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   637,500
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Phacelia campanularia

Common Name:Desert bells

Phacelia campanularia, a angiosperm, is a annual herb that is native to California.

US Distribution:California
Plant Community(s):Creosote Bush Scrub

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, Butte, Colusa, Fresno, Imperial, Inyo, Los Angeles, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Diego, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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Bloom Months
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