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Cryptantha  confertiflora (Greene) Payson   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Cryptantha  confertiflora (Greene) Payson 
SynonymsOreocarya confertiflora Greene (basionym)
 Oreocarya leucophaea var. confertiflora (Greene) Parish
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.ArizonaCaliforniaNevadaUtah
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1200-3000m
Description stem scabrous hirsute, leaves linear-oblanceolate to oblanceolate, 3-10cm, inflorescence terminal, cymose head, 25-50mm broad, tube 9-13mm long, limb 1cm across
Size15-30cm
Colorcreamy white, pale yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyThe Jepson Manual ucjeps.berkeley.edu
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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