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Cryptantha  aperta (Eastw.) Payson   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Cryptantha  aperta (Eastw.) Payson 
SynonymsOreocarya aperta Eastw. (basionym)
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Colorado
dry, stony grassland
Altitudemontane
Description stem ramose, hirsute, basal leaves spathulate or oblanceolate, 2-4cm, strigose and hirsute, stem leaves oblanceolate, flowers in compact thyrsus, corolla 6mm across
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, 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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