Phacelia nashiana
Common Name: Charlotte's phacelia
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Element Code: PDHYD0C350
Full Name: Phacelia nashiana Jeps.

2003 Heath McAllister
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: annual herb
  • Blooming Period: March - June
  • Habitat: usually granitic, sandy.
    • Joshua tree woodland
    • Mojavean desert scrub
    • Pinyon and juniper woodland
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 68
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    28 17 11 1 0 11
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    33 35
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    68 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Threatened by grazing and mining. Possibly threatened by foot traffic. See Flora of California 3(2):276-277 (1943) by W.L. Jepson for original description.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1974-01-01
  • Last Update: 2016-10-18
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 600 - 2200 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Inyo (INY),  Kern (KRN),  Tulare (TUL)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Mojave NE (211A) 35118B1,  Garlock (235A) 35117D7,  Saltdale NW (235B) 35117D8,  Cantil (235C) 35117C8,  Saltdale SE (235D) 35117C7,  Cinco (236D) 35118C1,  Owens Peak (258B) 35117F8,  Freeman Junction (258C) 35117E8,  Walker Pass (259A) 35118F1,  Cane Canyon (259C) 35118E2,  Horse Canyon (259D) 35118E1,  Volcano Peak (282A) 35117H7,  Little Lake (282B) 35117H8,  Ninemile Canyon (282C) 35117G8,  Lamont Peak (283D) 35118G1,  Haiwee Pass (306A) 36118B1,  Long Canyon (306D) 36118A1
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1111
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

35118B1=Mojave NE (211A) 35118B1;35117D7=Garlock (235A) 35117D7;35117D8=Saltdale NW (235B) 35117D8;35117C8=Cantil (235C) 35117C8;35117C7=Saltdale SE (235D) 35117C7;35118C1=Cinco (236D) 35118C1;35117F8=Owens Peak (258B) 35117F8;35117E8=Freeman Junction (258C) 35117E8;35118F1=Walker Pass (259A) 35118F1;35118E2=Cane Canyon (259C) 35118E2;35118E1=Horse Canyon (259D) 35118E1;35117H7=Volcano Peak (282A) 35117H7;35117H8=Little Lake (282B) 35117H8;35117G8=Ninemile Canyon (282C) 35117G8;35118G1=Lamont Peak (283D) 35118G1;36118B1=Haiwee Pass (306A) 36118B1;36118A1=Long Canyon (306D) 36118A1