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Cryptantha  nubigena (Greene) Payson   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Cryptantha  nubigena (Greene) Payson 
SynonymsOreocarya nubigena Greene (basionym)
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaNevada
rocky slopes
Altitude2700-4100m
Description taproot, sericeous setose, basal leaves crowded, oblanceolate or spathulate, to 35mm long, spikes in terminal thyrsus, limb 4-8mm across
Size5-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
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
BibliographyThe Jepson Manual ucjeps.berkeley.edu
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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