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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Boraginaceae — scorpionweed.


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From Ancient Greek φάκελος ("bundle").


  • Eleven plant species listed as threatened in the United States 'statutes are found in the park; Palmer amsonia Amsonia palmeri, goldenweed Haplopappus salicinus, Draba asprella var. kaibensis, plains cactus Pediocactus bradyi, scouler catchfly Silene rectiramea, phacelia Phacelia filiformis, wild buckwheats Eriogonum darrovii, E. thompsonae var. atwoodi and E. zionis var. coccineum, primrose Primula hunnewellii and clute penstemon Penstemon clutei.

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  • There are specialists in loose sand such as dune evening primrose (Oenothera deltoides) and sand verbena (Abronia villosa), and others are restricted to rocky soils, such as most caterpillar weeds (Phacelia spp.).

    Adaptations of desert plants

  • The third family (_Hydrophyllaceæ_) includes several species of water-leaf (_Hydrophyllum_) (Fig.  118, _E_) and _Phacelia_, among our wild flowers, and species of _Nemophila_, _Whitlavia_ and others from the western states, but now common in gardens.

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  • _Phacelia_ and mercury with tricotylous seedlings, and the Russian sunflower with connate seed leaves, may be cited as instances.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

  • With the _Phacelia_ and the mercury and some others I had the good luck in this one generation to reach as high as nearly 90\% of tricotylous seedlings, a figure indicating that the normal dicotylous type had already become rare in the race.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

  • Crimson clover and fenugreek (which fit in with peas and beans) and Phacelia, Phacelia tanacetifolia (which can go anywhere) are great weed smotherers and have beautiful flowers and foliage.

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  • Instead of "Wasp feeding on Phacelia", the captions should have read "Hover Fly feeding on Phacelia."

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  • (Nemophila menziesii), lacy or tansy phacelia (Phacelia tanacetifolia), and California bluebell (Phacelia campanularia).

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  • [420] and mercury (_Mercurialis annua_) among the first, snapdragon, poppies, _Phacelia_, _Helichrysum_, and _Clarkia_ among garden-flowers may be given as instances of species containing the rich tricotylous double races.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation


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