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Fringed Gromwell

Natural History

Fringed Gromwell is a member of the Forget-me-not or Borage Family. The plant grows to 16 inches in height and has greyish-green, lance shaped leaves that grow to 2.5 inches in length. The plant typically grows on foothills and in open plains and slopes at elevations between 4500 - 7500 feet.

Fringed Gromwell was used as a medicinal plant by Hopi Indians.

Fringed Gromwell bloom between March - May and produce yellow, trumpet shaped flowers with fringed petals to 1.25 inches in length and 0.75 inches wide.

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