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Physical Setting
Climate
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Tucson Plants
Tucson Animals
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PlantsNative TreesNative ShrubsNative CactusesWildflowersOther Plants
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Cryptantha (Cryptantha spp)
cryptanthaDESCRIPTION: Annual to 10". Flowers small (to 1/8" wide), white, with 5 united petals. Flowers in coiled cluster at top of plant. Leaves simple, smooth-edged, covered with white hairs, as is the rest of the plant. Boraginaceae (Forget-Me-Not or Borage) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers bloom in early spring.

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