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Cryptantha  shackletteana L.C..Higgins   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Cryptantha  shackletteana L.C..Higgins 
SynonymsOreocarya shackletteana (L.C.Higgins) R.B.Kelley
Territory Subarctic AmericaAlaska
rocky slopes
Altitude200-1400m
Description taproot, basal leaves linear to linear-oblanceolate, 3-12cm, blue-green, appressed setose, inflorescence narrow, elongate in fruit, flowers small
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typetuft
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
Bibliography
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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