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Tiquilia mexicana (Mexican crinklemat)
Lytle, Melody

Tiquilia mexicana

Tiquilia mexicana (S. Watson) A.T. Richardson

Mexican Crinklemat

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)

Synonym(s): Coldenia mexicana, Coldenia mexicana var. tomentosa


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Root Type: Tap
Inflorescence: Axillary
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Plant is mat-forming from a woody taproot, up to about 20 inches across.
Fruit: Nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul




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

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Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-05-30
Research By: TWC Staff

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