Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Lithospermum incisum Lehmann
(Puccoon, Fringed Gromwell)

Family: Boraginaceae

Status: Native

Lithospermum angustifolium Michaux
Lithospermum linearifolium Goldie
Lithospermum oblongum Greene

Lithospermum incisum has a trumpet shaped symmetrical yellow corolla with crenate lobes. The leaves are linear with a strong central vein. Lithospermum incisum is found most frequently in canyons and streambanks, but it can adapt to various other habitats as well.
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Lithospermum incisum, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Deadman Cyn., May 10, 2007

Lithospermum incisum, cloesup of flower, photo Russ Kleinman, Silver City, Ridge Road, April 16, 2009

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