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Fringed phacelia



Classification:

Family:  Boraginaeceae, forget-me-not family
Genus, species:  Phacelia purshii 
Also known as Miami Mist 

Leaves:
Leaves are up to 5 inches long, pinnately divided. Leaflets are ovate or oblong.

Flowers:
Flowers are pale lavender or light blue with fringed petals. Flowers are produced in clusters. Anthers are brownish.

Fruit:
Fruit is an ovoid seed capsule.

More Information:

Phacelia is from the Latin for "cluster," referring to the clustered flowers.  The species, purshii, is named for Frederick Traugott Pursh (1774-1820), a German-American botanist.

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