Phacelia argillacea NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.
ITIS Reports — ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.Phacelia argillacea is a rare species of flowering plant in the borage family known by the common names clay phacelia and Atwood’s phacelia. It is endemic to Utah in the United States, where it is known only from one canyon in Utah County. Phacelia argillacea is a rare species of flowering plant in the borage family known by the common names clay phacelia and Atwood’s phacelia. It is endemic to Utah in the United States, where it is known only from one canyon in Utah County. It is “one of Utah’s most endangered species”; it is “one of the nation’s rarest plants” and is federally listed as an endangered species of the United States.
This plant is an annual herb growing up to 36 to 40 centimeters in height. It has a rosette
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Full Name: Clay phacelia (Phacelia argillacea)
Where found: Wherever found
Species Group:Flowering Plants