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Hackelia  patens (Nutt.) I.M.Johnst.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Hackelia  patens (Nutt.) I.M.Johnst. 
SynonymsRochelia patens Nutt. (basionym)
 Echinospermum patens (Nutt.) G.Don
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.IdahoMontanaNevadaOregonUtahWyoming
rocky slopes
Altitude3100-3400m
Description stem hirsute, leaves elliptic, 5-10cm long, scabrous-hirsute, flowers to 1cm across in paniculate inflorescence
Size25-40cm
Colorpale blue, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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
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