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Cryptantha crassisepala var. crassisepala

Cryptantha crassisepala (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene var. crassisepala

Thicksepal Cryptantha, Thick-sepal Catseye, Thick-sepal Cat's-eye, Deertongue

Boraginaceae (Borage family)

Synonym(s): Krynitzkia crassisepala


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall.
Fruit: Nutlets, 1-4.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul


Native Habitat: Sandy soils, slopes, plains, grasslands, shrublands, woodlands.

Web Reference

Webref 74 - Southwest Colorado Wildflowers (2020) Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Webref 79 - Wildflowers of New Mexico (2020) George Oxford Miller

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-02-18
Research By: CBR

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