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Cryptantha  longiflora (A.Nelson) Payson   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Cryptantha  longiflora (A.Nelson) Payson 
SynonymsOreocarya longiflora A.Nelson (basionym)
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ColoradoUtah
semideserts of w. USA
Description basal leaves spathulate, stem leaves similar and smaller, inflorescence conspicuously adpressed setose, cylindrical, limb 7-11mm across, tube 12-17mm long, longer than calyx
Size10-40cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring
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
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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