Oreocarya flava

Yellow Cryptantha
Oreocarya flava

Family: Borage (Boraginaceae)
AKA: Brenda's Yellow Cryptantha,
 Plateau Yellow Miner's Candle

Photo taken on: April 26, 2016
Location: Apache Trail, Medanales, NM
Life Zones: Foothills
Habitat: Dry, sandy areas, pinyon-juniper woodlands

Grows to 10" in clumps, covered in hairs. Leaves are grey-green and narrow growing out of the dried stems and leaves from previous years. Flowers are tubular with five petals

Yellow Round Clusters