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Cryptantha capituliflora
Borage Family
Cryptantha capituliflora Boraginaceae
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common name
accepted scientific name
  •Cryptantha capituliflora (Clos) Reiche
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  •Cryptantha capituliflora (10)
  •Eritrichium capituliflorum (1)
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Image Author: ©2014 Michael G. Simpson
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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