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Eucrypta micrantha

peluda, Dainty desert-hideseed

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: rocky slopes, canyons
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: lanceolate or oblanceolate
leaf surface3: glandular and hairy
leaf margin3: pinnatifid
Flower color2: pink or magenta
Flowering period2: Feb. to May
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Boraginaceae (borage family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Hydrophyllaceae (waterleaf family)
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Tinajas Altas area
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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