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Symbol: PHPU3 Group: Dicot Family: Hydrophyllaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   PHBI4 Phacelia bicknellii Small   PHBO8 Phacelia boykinii (A. Gray) Small Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC, GA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, NC, OH, PA,...

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.