Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Phacelia rupestris Greene
(Rock Scorpionweed)

Family: Hydrophyllaceae

Status: Native

Phacelia congesta Hooker var. rupestris (Greene) MacBride

Phacelia rupestris lives among the rocks at lower elevation. The flowers are white with exerted stamens. It is an annual with pubescent, pinnatifid leaves.
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Phacelia rupestris, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., WD Ranch Road, October 5, 2007

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