Phacelia heterophylla

Scorpion Weed
Phacelia heterophylla

Family: Borage (Boraginaceae)
AKA: Varileaf Scorpionweed, Varileaf Phacelia
Photo taken on: July 2, 2005
Location: Walrod Gulch, GV, CO
Life Zones: Foothills to montane
Habitat: Woodlands and open areas

Grows to 2 ½ft. All parts of the plant are hairy. This photo shows the coiled flower clusters just beginning to bloom.

Phacelia heterophylla

The tiny white flowers turn brown as the sphere uncoils.

Photo taken on: July 2, 2006
Location: Snodgrass, GV, CO

White/Cream Long Clusters