[Heliotropes and Phacelias: The Genus Phacelia in the Mountains and Deserts of the American Southwest]

Desert Bluebells

Phacelia campanularia var. vasiformis

Synonym: Phacelia campanularia ssp. vasiformis

Desert Bluebells: Phacelia campanularia var. vasiformis (Synonym: Phacelia campanularia ssp. vasiformis)

What appears to be desert bluebells (var. vasiformis) as seen along the Montezuma Valley Road just downhill to the south of Culp Valley and several miles uphill to the southwest of Borrego Springs, CA.........March 29, 2011.

Paul Slichter