Latin name: Phacelia pachyphylla A. Gray
  Pronunciation: fa-SEEL-ee-a pak-ee-FIL-a

  Common name: Thick-leaved phacelia
  Family: Boraginaceae (Borage)
  Habitat: Somewhat alkaline flats mostly below
  3000', creosote bush scrub, joshua tree woodland,
  deserts

  Blooming period: April to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Phacelia
  2) pachyphylla
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