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Cryptantha  flava (A.Nelson) Payson   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Cryptantha  flava (A.Nelson) Payson 
SynonymsOreocarya flava A.Nelson (basionym)
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ArizonaColoradoNew MexicoUtahWyoming
rocks
Altitude700-2300m
Description densely hirsute, basal leaves crowded, oblanceolate, 2-9cm, stem leaves smaller, sessile, inflorescence cylindrical, corolla 7-11mm across, tube 9-12mm long
Size15-40cm
Colorbright yellow
Bloomspring
Ca-
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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