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Cryptantha  propria (A.Nelson & J.F.Macbr.) Payson   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Cryptantha  propria (A.Nelson & J.F.Macbr.) Payson 
SynonymsOreocarya propria A.Nelson & J.F.Macbr. (basionym)
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.IdahoOregon
dry, rocky slopes
Altitudemontane
Description taproot, hairs mainly appresed, basal leaves conspicuously caespitose, oblanceolate or spathulate, 3-10mm long, spikes in terminal thyrsus, limb 8mm across
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring
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
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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