Latin name: Cryptantha muricata (Hook. & Arn.) A. Nelson &   J.F. Macbr. var. denticulata (Greene) I.M. Johnst.
  Pronunciation: kryp-TAN-tha mew-ri-KAY-ta den-tik-yoo-LAY-ta
  Common name: Prickly-nut cryptantha
  Family: Boraginaceae (Borage)
  Habitat: Open conifer forest, sagebrush scrub to 8500',   Tehachapis, Transverse Range, deserts, Northeast Peninsular   Range
  Blooming period: April to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:
  (1) Cryptantha (2) muricata (3) denticulata
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