Nama hispidum

Bristly Nama
Nama hispidum

Family: Borage (Boraginaceae)
AKA: Sand Bells
Photo taken on: May 7, 2014
Location: Plaza Blanca, Abiquiu, NM
Life Zones: Foothills to montane
Habitat: Sandy areas

Grows sprawling from 2" to 8" with very hairy leaves and stems. Hairs on the stems point upwards which differentiates it from Nama  retrorsum whose hairs point downward. Flowers can be pinkish. They are ½" long and have a white-ringed yellow throat. Nama retrorsum flowers are only ¼" long.

Nama hispidum

Blue/Purple Single Flowers