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Sonoran Desert Plants
Eucrypta chrysanthemifolia v.bipinnatifida (Chrysanthemum-leaved Hideseed, Spotted Hideseed)

Crater Range

 

 Eucrypta chrysanthemifolia v.bipinnatifida

Habitat: rocky slopes, bajadas
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate simple
Flower Color: pink or magenta
Flowering Period: Feb. to Apr.
Spines: spineless
Family: Boraginaceae (borage family)
Abundance: common
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 22 (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 Eucrypta chrysanthemifolia v.bipinnatifida (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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