Phacelia sericea

Purple Fringe
Phacelia sericea

Family: Borage (Boraginaceae)
AKA: Silky Phacelia, Purple Pincushion
Photo taken on: July 16, 2006
Location: Green Lake, GV, CO
Life Zones: Subalpine to alpine
Habitat: Rocky slopes, trail-sides

Grows to 16" in clumps. Leaves are deeply divided. Flowers have long gold-tipped stamens.

Blue/Purple Long Clusters