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Franklin's Phacelia - Phacelia franklinii


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

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General Description
Annual or usually biennial. Stems erect, usually simple, 10–70 cm. Herbage hirsute, sparsely glandular, more glandular above. Leaves basal and cauline, the blade 1–9 cm long, lanceolate, deeply pinnately divided into lanceolate to oblong, mostly entire lobes. Inflorescence of terminal and axillary, compact cymes. Flowers: calyx hispid 3–7 mm long; corolla purple, campanulate, 4–9 mm long, pubescent, lobes 3–6 mm long; stamens pubescent, exserted; style exserted, divided < 1/2-way. Seeds numerous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
YT to ON south to ID, UT, WY and MI (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 4

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Habitat
Usually disturbed soil or talus of sagebrush steppe, meadows, woodlands, open forest, roadsides, often along streams; valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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