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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Johnstonella racemosa (S.Watson ex A.Gray) Brand (Bushy Cryptantha)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: mountains
Life Form: forb,annual or forb,perennial
Leaf Description: oblanceolate to linear,setaceous,simple,opposite or whorled
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: winter and spring
Spines: spineless
Family: Boraginaceae (borage family)
Abundance: uncommon
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 31 (5.9 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page (opens in a new tab).






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