Localities documented in Tropicos sources
United States (North America)
Note: This information is based on publications available through Tropicos and may not represent the entire distribution. Tropicos does not categorize distributions as native or non-native.
- Hickman, J. C. 1993. Jepson Man.: Higher Pl. Calif. i–xvii, 1–1400. University of California Press, Berkeley. http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/40453
- Munz, P. A. 1974. Fl. S. Calif. 1–1086. University of California Press, Berkeley. http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/1719
- Cronquist, A. J., A. H. Holmgren, N. H. Holmgren, J. L. Reveal & P. K. Holmgren. 1984. Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A. 4: 1–573. In A. J. Cronquist, A. H. Holmgren, N. H. Holmgren, J. L. Reveal & P. K. Holmgren (eds.) Intermount. Fl. Hafner Pub. Co., New York. http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/1695
Regularity: Regularly occurring
Catalog Number: US 42144
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): S. Watson
Year Collected: 1868
Locality: Carson City., Ormsby, Nevada, United States, North America
- Isotype: Torrey, J. 1871. Rep. U.S. Geol. Explor. Fortieth Par., Bot. 5: 252.
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked
Phacelia curvipes is a species of phacelia known by the common name Washoe phacelia. It is native to California and the Southwestern United States, where it grows in many types of mountain, desert, and plateau habitats. 
Phacelia curvipes is an annual herb producing a small, branching stem up to about 15 centimeters long. It is glandular and hairy in texture. The leaves are oval or lance-shaped, 1 to 4 centimeters long, and borne on petioles.
The hairy inflorescence is a showy curving cluster of bell-shaped flowers each under a centimeter long. The flowers are deep purple to blue with white throats.
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