Plumed crinklemat (Tiquilia greggii) belongs to Boraginaceae (the Borage family). It is a deciduous shrub that is native to south-western United States, Texas and New Mexico. This shrub grows on limestone soils, often forms dense population and can reach 30-60 cm in height. The leaves are elliptic and covered with white-woolly hairs. The flowers are pink to lavender and they bloom in ball-like clusters at the branch tips. The calyces are obscured by long, smoky-colored, feathery hairs. The fruit is usually a single, 1-seeded nutlet.