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Wildflowers - Cleft Gromwell

Cleff Gromwell - Lithospermum incisium
Cleft Gromwell, Puccoon - Lithospermum incisium
NPS Photo by Gail Cruse
Cleft Gromwell develops a hard, whitened fruit later in the summer. The generic name Lithosperum means "stoneseed."

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