|Tiquilia canescens var canescens|
Tiquilia canescens (Woody crinklemat), is a perennial, shrub in mid- to lower-elevation desert regions in the Boraginaceae family - Borage or the Forget-me-nots. It is found in the southwestern United States and Northern Mexico, in the states of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, Texas, Chihuahua, Sonora, and Baja California. It is a short, low-growing plant, seldom over 15 in tall.
It has pinkish to white, 5-lobed tubular flowers; leaves are ovate, gray green, and fleshy, to 1/2 - 3/4 in long.
- USDA, NRCS: United States Department of Agriculture Plants Profile: Tiquilia canescens
- Tiquilia canescens photo gallery - CalPhotos
- Close-up Photo & T. canescens description - wc.pima.edu – "Desert Ecology of Tucson, Arizona"
- Field photo: Tiquilia canescens; Article & species synopsis-leaves, flowers, etc. - gallery - naturesongs.com – "Shrubby Coldenia"—"Shrubs and Bushes of the Verde Valley & Sedona"
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