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Phacelia crenulata

Phacelia crenulata Torr. ex S. Watson

 

Scorpion weed

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyBoraginaceaeBorages or forget-me-nots
GenusPhaceliaBased on the Greek phakelos, meaning “cluster,” and alluding to the densely crowded flower spikes of most species of the genus
Speciescrenulata

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Phacelia crenulata (Scorpion weed)

5/9/2014 · American Southwest (AZ or TX) · By Jacquelyn Boyt

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