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Phacelia integrifolia
Phacelia integrifolia variety integrifolia (Gypsum Phacelia)
Boraginaceae (Forget-Me-Not Family)

Semi-desert.  Shrublands, grasslands.  Spring.
East of Bluff, Utah, May 3, 2007.

This plant received good nutrients and plentiful moisture and it is nearly triple the height and width of the plant shown on the opening Phacelia page; the flower cluster at upper right (and shown below) is almost as tall as the entire plant on the opening page.

Phacelia integrifolia
Phacelia integrifolia variety integrifolia (Gypsum Phacelia)
Boraginaceae (Forget-Me-Not Family)

Semi-desert.  Shrublands, grasslands.  Spring.
East of Bluff, Utah, May 3, 2007.

Phacelia integrifolia variety integrifolia (Gypsum Phacelia)
Boraginaceae (Forget-Me-Not Family)

Semi-desert.  Shrublands, grasslands.  Spring.
Hogback, New Mexico, April 24, 2007.

Flowers are in a cyme inflorescence and flared out like a scorpion-tail.  (A number of Phacelias are called "Scorpion Tail".)  Sand clings to the plant's sticky, glandular hairs which you can see projecting from the sides of the flower stem in the middle of the photograph.

Phacelia integrifolia
Phacelia integrifolia variety integrifolia (Gypsum Phacelia)
Boraginaceae (Forget-Me-Not Family)

Semi-desert.  Shrublands, grasslands.  Spring.
Hogback, New Mexico, April 24, 2007.

Albinos are always a surprising treat.