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Cryptantha  cana (A.Nelson) Payson   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Cryptantha  cana (A.Nelson) Payson 
SynonymsOreocarya cana A.Nelson (basionym)
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.ColoradoMontanaNebraskaSouth DakotaWyoming
american prairie
Altitudemontane
Description taproot, stem silvery strigose, leaves 1-3cm long, silvery-grey hirsute, corolla 3mm across, nutlets broadly ovoid, 2mm
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyDorn, R.D. (1992) Manual of the Vascular Plants of Wyoming
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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