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Cryptantha celosioides (Buttecandle)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Cryptantha celosioides

Cryptantha celosioides (Eastw.) Payson


Boraginaceae (Borage Family)

Synonym(s): Cryptantha bradburiana, Cryptantha macounii, Cryptantha nubigena var. macounii, Cryptantha sheldonii, Oreocarya celosioides, Oreocarya glomerata, Oreocarya macounii, Oreocarya sheldonii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May


USA: CO , ID , MT , ND , NE , NV , OR , SD , WA , WY
Canada: BC , SK

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Cryptantha celosioides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cryptantha celosioides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cryptantha celosioides


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

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