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Phacelia tanacetifolia
This has appeared in my garden, and very pretty it is. I think it must have come from spilled birdseed.I have read that some varieties of scorpion weed can cause contact dermatitis, and wondered if any of you know whether this one does? Sorry the pic's rather dark.




I only know of using it as a green manure... never heard of a skin problem with it.

3 Apr, 2011


Thank you Moon grower.It makes a very pretty border plant and self seeds easily, so I'll just wait and see if I come out in a horrible rash! I'm hoping that its another variety that causes the problem.

3 Apr, 2011

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