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Tiquilia gossypina

Tiquilia gossypina (Woot. & Standl.) A.T. Richardson

Texas Crinklemat

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)

Synonym(s): Coldenia gossypina, Eddya gossypina


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate , Oblong
Leaf Pubescence: Villose
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Size Notes: Mats 20-40 cm broad. (Bibref 293).
Flower: Corolla pink to magenta. (Bibref 293).
Fruit: Nutlets. (Bibref 293).
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Corolla pink to magenta. (Bibref 293).


Native Distribution: Texas, New Mexico and the Mexican states of Coahuila and Chihuahua.
Native Habitat: Usually on gypseous soils. (Bibref 293).


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2012-09-18
Research By: JAM

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