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Sonoran Desert Plants
Johnstonella angustifolia Torrey) Hasenstab & M.G.Simpson (Panamint Cat's Eye, Popcorn Flower, Narrow-leaf Cryptantha, Desert Cryptantha)

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 Johnstonella angustifolia Torrey) Hasenstab & M.G.Simpson

 Johnstonella angustifolia Torrey) Hasenstab & M.G.Simpson

 Johnstonella angustifolia Torrey) Hasenstab & M.G.Simpson

 Johnstonella angustifolia Torrey) Hasenstab & M.G.Simpson

Habitat: valleys, bajadas, roadsides, disturbed areas
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate simple
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: Feb. to June
Spines: spineless
Family: Boraginaceae (borage family)
Abundance: abundant,widespread
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, C.M. Guilliams, and J. Malusa. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona: Part 10. Eudicots: Berberidaceae, Bignoniaceae and Boraginaceae. Phytoneuron 2015-1, 1-60 page 28 (5.9 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Johnstonella angustifolia Torrey) Hasenstab & M.G.Simpson (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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