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Eremocarya micrantha (Torrey) Greene ssp. micrantha

Dwarf Cryptantha

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: sandy areas, sand dunes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
Flower color2: white or whitish
Flowering period2: Mar. to June
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Boraginaceae (borage family)
Synonym(s)1: Cryptantha micrantha (Torrey) I.M. Johnson v. micrantha
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Tinajas Altas area
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Yuma area and southeastern California
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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