Andy's Rocky Mountain Wildflowers

Silky Scorpionweed

Phacelia sericea

Silky scorpionweed, copyright 2008 Andy Fyon,

Also known as: Silky phacelia

General: Perennial; erect stems up to 40 cm tall;alternate feathery leaves; blue-violet funnel-shaped flower with yellow-tipped stamens that stick out; many flowers occur as a dense bottle-brush-like form on the stems.

Habitat: Dry, rocky, open areas; montane to alpine.

Location: Bear Lake pass area, Alberta
Date: June 30, 2006

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Sudbury, Ontario

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Andy Fyon

January 5, 2008

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