Woody Crinklemat Flower Woody Crinklemat Flower Woody Crinklemat Stem Woody Crinklemat Plant


Wildflowers of Southern Arizona


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Woody Crinklemat.
Tiquilia canescens.
Borage (Boraginaceae) family.

The pink flowers are small, tubular, and have 5 rounded lobes. The leaves are small, plump, woolly, dull grayish green, and oval-shaped. The upper stems are woolly, while the lower stems are woody. The plants are low-growing and look like miniature shrubs. Found on dry slopes, often in limestone soils, below 5,500 ft (1067-1676 m); flowers March-September.

Rincon Mountains
Saguaro National Park East
Location: Loma Alta trailhead.
4/15/17

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