Tiquilia canescens

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Tiquilia canescens
Tiquilia canescens var canescens 1.jpg
Tiquilia canescens var canescens

Secure (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: (unplaced)
Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Tiquilia
Species: T. canescens
Binomial name
Tiquilia canescens
(DC) A.T.Richardson

Coldenia canescens

Tiquilia canescens, the woody crinklemat[1] or shrubby tiquilia, 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 Northwestern 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.


  1. ^ "Tiquilia canescens". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 11 December 2015. 

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