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phacelia

(fəˈsiːlɪə)
n
(Plants) any plant of the mostly annual American genus Phacelia, esp P. campanularia, grown for its large, deep blue bell flowers: family Hydrophyllaceae
[New Latin, from Greek phakelos cluster (from the habit of the flowers) +-ia]
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Noun1.phacelia - any plant of the genus Phacelia
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Phacelia - American herbs with usually pinnatifid leaves and blue or purple or white flowers in scorpioid cymes
Phacelia campanularia, California bluebell - annual of southern California with intricately branched stems and lax cymes of aromatic deep blue bell-shaped flowers
California bluebell, Phacelia minor, Phacelia whitlavia, whitlavia - desert plant of southern California with blue or violet tubular flowers in terminal racemes
fiddleneck, Phacelia tanacetifolia - hairy annual of California to Mexico with crowded cymes of small blue to lilac or mauve flowers
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BETULACEAE Alnus acuminata * BORAGINACEAE Borago officinalis Phacelia pinnatifida * BRASSICACEAE Brassica sp.
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