Plicate Coldenia (Tiquilia plicata) - TheBackCountry

Tiquilia plicata, plicate coldeniathe, fanleaf crinklemat or fan-leaved tiquilia, is a perennial, subshrub-like plant of lower elevation deserts in the Boraginaceae family, the borages and forget-me-nots. It is found in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico, in the states of California, Nevada, Arizona, Sonora, and Baja California.

It is a short, low-growing plant, seldom over 12 in tall. It has purple, lavender to bluish 5-lobed flowers; also small ovate leaves, crinkly with ridges, up to 1/2 in.

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