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Cryptantha  sobolifera Payson   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Cryptantha  sobolifera Payson 
SynonymsCryptantha hypsophila I.M.Johnst.
 Cryptantha subretusa I.M.Johnst.
 Oreocarya sobolifera (Payson) R.B.Kelley
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaIdahoMontanaNevadaOregon
sagebrush wilding
Altitude1300-3100m
Description taproot, leaves densely grey hirsute, long setose, oblanceolate, 1-4cm long, flowers in dense spike, pentamerous, with yellowish center
Size5-25cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny 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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