Scorpionweed
Phacelia crenulata, Waterleaf family (Hydrophyllaceae)
Flowers: Small purple flowers (to 1/4" wide) with 5 rounded petals, clustering in a coil at tips of stems.
Leaves: Dark-green, hairy leaves.
Height: Grows to 18".
Photographed March 28, in Superstition Mountain area.
Typically found in sandy areas, flats and washes.