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Phacelia  platycarpa (Cav.) Spreng.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Phacelia  platycarpa (Cav.) Spreng. 
SynonymsConvolvulus platycarpos Cav. (basionym)
 Phacelia patuliflora var. mexicana Brand
 Phacelia pubescens Peter
Territory Mexico
rocky slopes
Description silvery pubescent, basal leaves pinnate, in outline lanceolate or linear, 10-15cm long, segments pinnatilobate, flowers numerous, 10-15mm across, in cyme
Size20-40cm
Colorlavender-blue, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
division in spring and early fall; cuttings in late summer
Bibliography
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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