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Krameria grayi (White ratany)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Krameria grayi

Krameria grayi Rose & Painter

White ratany

Krameriaceae (Ratany Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: KRGR

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The Crimson-Beak is a densely branched shrub, 1–3 feet high, with purple flowers.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , Sep
Bloom Notes: magenta, spring and early fall if rain sufficient

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , NM , NV , TX , UT

Benefit

Use Other: The bark of the root is used by Mexicans in dyeing leather a reddish-brown.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Bibliography

Bibref 248 - Texas Wildflowers: A Field Guide (1984) Loughmiller, C. & L. Loughmiller

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Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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