Tiquilia canescens  Ojo de Perro
SUBSHRUB.  A low, grayish green, velvety-looking shrub.  Identify by tiny sessile pointed oval leaves that are thickly covered with downy white hairs on both sides.  White, pink, or pale lavender flowers, less than 1 cm. in diameter, bloom in April and after summer rains.  Plants may drop most of their leaves in extreme drought.  In the Empires, abundant on limestone hillsides or mixed gravel slopes.
FAMILY:  Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not Family)