Scorpionweed (Phacelia crenulata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 1 to 2 feet
Leaves: Malodorous
Other: Said to have the scent of onions.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: Handling plant may cause contact dermatitis in some individuals.

During 2016 superbloom

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Location: Death ValleyDate: 2016-03-04During 2016 superbloom
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Location: Death ValleyDate: 2016-03-04During 2016 superbloom
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Location: Elephant Butte, NMDate: 2007/3/24
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Location: Desert Phacelia (Phacelia crenulata) in Joshua TreeDate: 2008-02-24Photo courtesy of: Miguel Vieira
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Photo courtesy of: davidbygott
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