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Phacelia covillei [split from Phacelia ranunculacea]

Eastern Buttercup Phacelia, Coville's Phacelia, Buttercup Scorpionweed

Scientific Name:

Phacelia covillei [split from Phacelia ranunculacea]

Common Name:

Eastern Buttercup Phacelia, Coville's Phacelia, Buttercup Scorpionweed

Plant Family

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Habitat Description:

“Rich soils of floodplains, and contiguous terraces and slopes.” (Weakley 2015). Rare in NC Piedmont.

State Rank:

S3: Vulnerable (*)

Global Rank:

G3 - Vulnerable (*)

State Status:

SR-T: Significantly Rare: Throughout (*)

Federal Status:

FSC - Federal Special Concern (*)

Blooming Plant

With a sprinkle of pollen on it and a Bed Straw companion, Raven Rock State Park, 28 Mar 08. It's a significantly rare plant in NC.

image

© Tom Harville, 2005

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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