OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Boraginales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Phacelia dubia var. dubia   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phacelia dubia var. dubia   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 160-05-002:
Phacelia dubia   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Phacelia dubia

 

COMMON NAME:
Smallflower Phacelia, Appalachian Phacelia, Small-flowered Scorpion Weed


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image of Phacelia dubia var. dubia, Smallflower Phacelia, Appalachian Phacelia, Small-flowered Scorpion Weed

JK Marlow    jkm120325_842

March    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

Cauline leaves short-petiolate to sessile, pinnately divided, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Phacelia dubia var. dubia, Smallflower Phacelia, Appalachian Phacelia, Small-flowered Scorpion Weed

JK Marlow    jkm120325_847

March    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

image of Phacelia dubia var. dubia, Smallflower Phacelia, Appalachian Phacelia, Small-flowered Scorpion Weed

JK Marlow    jkm070407_037

April    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

Outer sepals are lance-shaped, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

image of Phacelia dubia var. dubia, Smallflower Phacelia, Appalachian Phacelia, Small-flowered Scorpion Weed

JK Marlow    jkm070407_049

April    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

image of Phacelia dubia var. dubia, Smallflower Phacelia, Appalachian Phacelia, Small-flowered Scorpion Weed

JK Marlow    jkm170401_446

April    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

image of Phacelia dubia var. dubia, Smallflower Phacelia, Appalachian Phacelia, Small-flowered Scorpion Weed

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_p_dubia_dubia_2

April        

Flowers bowl-shaped with unfringed lobes, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

image of Phacelia dubia var. dubia, Smallflower Phacelia, Appalachian Phacelia, Small-flowered Scorpion Weed

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_phacelia_dubia_dubia

April        

image of Phacelia dubia var. dubia, Smallflower Phacelia, Appalachian Phacelia, Small-flowered Scorpion Weed

Keith Bradley    kab_phacelia_dubia_9247

June    Albemarle County    VA

Shenandoah National Park

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Phacelia dubia var. dubia   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Phacelia dubia var. dubia   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 160-05-002:
Phacelia dubia   FAMILY Hydrophyllaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Phacelia dubia

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2206

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: floodplain forests, other moist and rich forests, rocky forests, fields, roadsides, granitic flatrocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple: Pinnately divided
Basal & alternate (reduced upward)

FLOWER:
Spring
Blue/White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-parted calyx
5-lobed campanulate corolla
5 weakly exserted stamens, fused to corolla
Superior ovary

Inflorescence a helicoid cyme

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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