University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00441436
Taxon: Cryptantha pusilla (Torr. & Gray) Greene
Family: Boraginaceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2006
Collector: Emily J. Lott and Susan P. Rankin   5477   
Date: 2005-03-27
Locality: United States, Texas, Presidio, Chinati Mtns State Natural Area. Cinco de Mayo Canyon, W of and parallel to San Antonia Cyn. Perennial stream in igneous bedrock. Elev. 4190 ft.
29.9125  -104.49
Verbatim Coordinates: 29d 54m 45s N; 104d 29m 24s
Habitat: With Baccharis, Rhus virens, Opuntia lindh., Anisacanthus, Opuntia imbricata, Dasylirion, grasses, and occas. Tamarix. Erect annual 5-15 cm tall. Fls white. Occasional in patches in old roadbed, dryish gravelly areas. The common Cryptantha species at this season (more so than 5478 which often occurs nearby).
Reproductive Condition: flowering + fruiting=mid
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Record ID: fa0600ab-1508-4e35-af2b-ff3df50f7f39
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