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Cryptantha cinerea
James' catseye Borage Family
Cryptantha cinerea Boraginaceae
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common names
  James' catseye
  bow-nut cryptantha
accepted scientific name
  Cryptantha cinerea (Greene) Cronquist
rules for finding collection records
  Cryptantha cinerea
  Cryptantha jamesii
family name
  Boraginaceae
Image Author: ©2007 Russ Kleinman, Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences and the Dale A. Zimmerman Herbarium
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .4 to .6 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite
Plant Observed 2nd week of April thru 3rd week of September

How Likely at this Location (61%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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