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Cryptantha  humilis (A.Gray) Payson   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Cryptantha  humilis (A.Gray) Payson 
SynonymsEritrichium glomeratum var. humile A.Gray (basionym)
 Cryptantha alpicola Cronquist
 Cryptantha nana (Eastw.) Payson
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ArizonaCaliforniaColoradoIdahoMontanaNevadaOregonUtah
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1300-3600m
Description basal leaves crowded, spathulate, to 45mm long, densely sericeous-hirsute, thinly petiolate, corolla to 1cm in diam. nutlets verrucose
Size5-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
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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